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English: Moai at Rano Raraku, Easter Island


Brezhoneg: Moaioù eus mengleuz Rano Raraku war Enez Pask
Česky: Sochy Moai na Velikonočním ostrově
Cymraeg: Moai am Rano Raraku, Ynys y Pâsg
Deutsch: Eine Moai-Statue auf der Osterinsel
English: Moai at Rano Raraku, Easter Island
Español: Moáis en Rano Raraku, Isla de Pascua.
Suomi: Pääsiäissaaren patsaita
Français : Des moai de la carrière Rano Raraku sur l' île de Pâques
ગુજરાતી: ઈસ્ટર ટાપુ પર મોઆઇ.
日本語: イースター島、ラノ・ララクのモアイ像
Latina: Moai in Rano Raraku, Insula Paschali
Norsk nynorsk: Moai, steinstatuar få Påskeøya, i Rano Raraku.
Polski: Moai na Rano Raraku, Wyspa Wielkanocna
Português: Moai em Rano Raraku, Ilha de Páscoa
Русский: Моаи на склонах вулкана Рано-Рораку, Остров Пасхи
Slovenščina: Moai na Rano Raraku, Velikonočni otok
Svenska: Moai på Påskön.
ไทย: รูปสลักหินโมไอ ณ ราโนรานากู, เกาะอีสเตอร์
Türkçe: Rano Raraku yamacında Moailer.
中文(简体)‎: 复活节岛上的巨形石人雕像。
Bân-lâm-gú: Tiàm-tī Rapa Nui téng-kôan ê Moai.
Date January 2004
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Author Aurbina
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