Easter Island inhabitants collected freshwater from the ocean's edge in order to survive

Ancient inhabitants of Rapa Nui (Easter Island) maintained a society of thousands by utilizing coastal groundwater discharge as their main source of "freshwater," according to new research from a team of archaeologists including faculty at Binghamton University, State University at New York.

Easter Island inhabitants collected freshwater from the ocean's edge in order to survive

Ancient inhabitants of Rapa Nui (Easter Island) maintained a society of thousands by utilizing coastal groundwater discharge as their main source of "freshwater," according to new research from ...

Tue 9 Oct 18 from Phys.org

Easter Island inhabitants collected freshwater from the ocean's edge in order to survive, Tue 9 Oct 18 from Eurekalert

Did Easter Island's stone heads 'point to fresh water sources'?

Binghamton researchers say the clusters of statues near the coast make 'tremendous sense' as they are near areas where seawater had a salt concentration low enough for humans to safely drink. ...

Wed 10 Oct 18 from Daily Mail

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