Pacific Ocean facts Selected as the most interesting among oceans related questions in Oceans 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.Created by: globalquiz.orgChile facts » What is special about Synalpheus Pinkfloydi shrimp?Hunting with sound. The shrimp, called also Pink Floyd pistol shrimp, may be found in Pacific waters at Panama coast. The sound of its snapping claw shut reaches 210 decibels (while whales achieve 188 decibels), and can kill passing nearby small fish. It is probably the loadest sound an animal creates. Created by: smyrusea animals facts » The Pacific War took place in the South America in years 1879 to 1883. Which territory was the conflict zone?Atacama Desert. In the 19th century, there were no clear borders defined between Peru, Bolivia and Chile in the area of the Atacama desert. This became a problem with the discovery of valuable sodium nitrate deposits in the area.Created by: Kasiahistory of South America facts » Which country has never been a part of the British Empire?Philippines had been under Spanish rule for more than 300 years. The islands were ceded by Spain to the United States for US$20 million in the 1898.Created by: globalquiz.orgoceans facts » 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).Created by: globalquiz.orggeography of South America facts » What is the name of the country that is the first in the world powered entirely by solar energy?Tokelau is an island country and dependent territory of New Zealand.Three solar power stations provide 100% of current electrical demand from photovoltaics, with battery backup. The first power station was completed in August 2012. In total, 4,032 solar panels) each, making Tokelau the first nation in the world to be 100% powered by solar power. Created by: Tschukatourism facts » What sea lies between Korea and China?Yellow Sea. The name of the sea comes from the yellow color of its waters, caused by large amounts of silt brought by the Yellow River.Created by: globalquiz.orgKorea facts » Which sea lies between Korea and Japan?Sea of Japan. The name “Sea of Japan” is used in all countries except Korea, where it is called the “East Sea”.Created by: globalquiz.orgJapan facts » This is a flag of...Sakhalin Oblast. The Flag of the Sakhalin Oblast shows the white outline of Sakhalin Island and the Kuril Islands on a faded turquoise field. It was adopted on 28 November 1995.Created by: Ninjaiflags facts » Play oceans quiz and see all the questions.