October 18, 2012

Divers, Easter Island

Photograph by Randy Olson, National Geographic

This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine Features

Tourists diving on Easter Island's reef encounter a fake moai, made for a 1994 Hollywood movie and then sunk offshore. The reef is healthy, though it is overfished. Tuna and salmon are imported, primarily for tourists.

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