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EASTER ISLAND

By PETE BOGGS

Do those huge stone images of the gods
carry the promise of an eternal curse?

EASTER ISLAND, the Island of the Dead, has been a puzzle of the southern ocean since it was first discovered by Captain Davis in 1687. He reported the sandy beach and high, fair island in the Pacific in latitude 27 degrees south and five hundred miles west of the South American coast. It was marked on all the charts and given the name of its discoverer, "Davis Land," and would' still have this name today except for one thing . . . it vanished. There were other adventurers and naval explorers who were anxious to fly the flag of their count...

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