Islands of South America factsGeography of South America quiz
Which direction are Easter Island moai facing?
Inland. There is only one ahu (group of statues), Ahu Akivi, with moai facing the ocean. It is unusual also by being one of the few inland ahus. At all other ahus (including all coastal ones) moai face inland.
Which country does Easter Island belong to?
Chile. Easter Island is a special territory of Chile that was annexed in 1888. Administratively, it belongs to the Valparaíso Region. The nearest continental point lies in central Chile, at 3,512 kilometers (2,182 mi).
To which country islands known as Islas Malvinas belong?
United Kingdom. Islas Malvinas is the name used in Argentina for Falkland Islands. The islands are controlled by the United Kingdom, however Argentina has also claimed the sovereignty over the islands since it gained independence in 1816.