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NOAA's Small World Collection
Catalog of Images

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Moai with red topknot hats at Anakena Ahu Na
Chile, Easter Island
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Pukao or red topknot hats were made of red volcanic scoria and are of a softer material than the moai.
Chile, Easter Island
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The red scoria quarry where the pukao or red topknot hats were manufactured.
Chile, Easter Island
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Ancient stone dwellings on the interior of Easter Island
Chile, Easter Island
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Indeterminate petroglyph at Rano Kau
Chile, Easter Island
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Human petroglyphs at Rano Kau
Chile, Easter Island
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Human petroglyphs at Rano Kau overlooking the spire-like rock inshore of Moto Nui.
Chile, Easter Island
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Human petroglyphs at Rano Kau overlooking Moto Nui.
Chile, Easter Island
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Fish petroglyphs at Rano Kau
Chile, Easter Island
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Bird petroglyphs at Rano Kau.
Chile, Easter Island
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Moto Nui as seen from the crater rim at Rano Kau.
Chile, Easter Island
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The crater rim at Rano Kau.
Chile, Easter Island
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The crater at Rano Kau.
Chile, Easter Island
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A crater lake and marshland in a volcanic cone.
Chile, Easter Island
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A shrine draped with bougainvillea, reminiscent of California missions.
Chile, Easter Island
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Horses taking the right-of-way in Hanga Roa
Chile, Easter Island
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Horses at the Rano Raraku quarry
Chile, Easter Island
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Moto Nui seen from the water
Chile, Easter Island
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Horses in paradise at Anakena Beach
Chile, Easter Island
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Anakena Beach
Chile, Easter Island
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Anakena Beach
Chile, Easter Island
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Pinkish hue to coral sands at Anakena Beach.
Chile, Easter Island
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The eternal battle of surf and shore. The seemingly soft water will eventually win. View of an impressive Easter Island volcanic headland.
Chile, Easter Island
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A small hole-in-the wall affords a glimpse of azure surf pounding against against jagged volcanic rocks.
Chile, Easter Island
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An Easter Island sunset.
Chile, Easter Island
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A moai silhouetted in one of the thousands of sunsets that have occurred since its being placed on the rocky shores of Easter Island.
Chile, Easter Island
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Pinnacle rock at Bartoleme Island
Ecuador, Galapagos Islands
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Pinnacle rock at Bartoleme Island
Ecuador, Galapagos Islands
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Pinnacle rock at Bartoleme Island
Ecuador, Galapagos Islands
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Pinnacle rock at Bartoleme Island
Ecuador, Galapagos Islands
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Pinnacle rock at Bartoleme Island
Ecuador, Galapagos Islands
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Pinnacle rock at Bartoleme Island
Ecuador, Galapagos Islands
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Sullivan Bay shoreline
Ecuador, Galapagos Islands
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Sullivan Bay shoreline
Ecuador, Galapagos Islands
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Sullivan Bay lava flow and small arcuate volcanic features
Ecuador, Galapagos Islands
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Aa lava tumbling into the sea at Sullivan Bay
Ecuador, Galapagos Islands
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Sally lightfoot crabs scrambling over the lava at Sullivan Bay
Ecuador, Galapagos Islands
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Volcanic cones seen from Sullivan Bay
Ecuador, Galapagos Islands
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Volcanic one and a pinnacle rock seen at Sullivan Bay
Ecuador, Galapagos Islands
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A large spatter cone on Bartoleme Island
Ecuador, Galapagos Islands
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Isabela Island, a shield volcano, seen in the distance.
Ecuador, Galapagos Islands
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Isabela Island, a shield volcano, seen in the distance.
Ecuador, Galapagos Islands
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White sand and black lava rock at Punta Espinosa, Fernandina Island
Ecuador, Galapagos Islands
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Driftwood or formerly living tree at Punta Espinosa, Fernandina Island.
Ecuador, Galapagos Islands
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Black lava rock, blue sea, red sally lightfoot crabs, and a great shield volcano looming over all at Punta Espinosa, Fernandina Island.
Ecuador, Galapagos Islands
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Sea lion, marine iguanas, and sally lightfoot crabs co-existing on the beach at Punta Espinosa.
Ecuador, Galapagos Islands
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Marine iguanas, sally lightfoots, and flightless cormorants co-existing on the beach at Punta Espinosa.
Ecuador, Galapagos Islands
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Tagus Cove on Fernandina Island. Mariners for decades have painted their equivalent of "Kilroy was here" on the parallel bands of lava flows.
Ecuador, Galapagos Islands
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Ship names painted on the cliffs of Tagus Cove, Isabela Island. The Scripps Institution of Oceanography ship ARGO was here in 1957 while the USS BARNEGAT, a navy seaplane tender, was here sometime prior to its decommissioning in 1958.
Ecuador, Galapagos Islands
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Ship names painted on the cliffs of Tagus Cove, Isabela Island. The Scripps Institution of Oceanography ship ARGO was here in 1957 while the USS BARNEGAT, a navy seaplane tender, was here sometime prior to its decommissioning in 1958.
Ecuador, Galapagos Islands

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