Which direction are Easter Island moai facing?

inland
sea
volcano
east
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.

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volcano
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flagItaly
58%
23%
0%
17%
17
flagGermany
44%
32%
6%
16%
74
flagAustralia
40%
30%
0%
30%
10
flagthe Netherlands
36%
27%
13%
22%
22
flagFrance
35%
52%
5%
5%
17
flagthe United Kingdom
33%
35%
12%
17%
89
flagIndia
33%
33%
5%
27%
18
flagPoland
30%
40%
10%
18%
4225
flagthe United States
29%
40%
10%
20%
79
flagCanada
27%
9%
27%
27%
11
flagNorway
18%
54%
9%
18%
11
flagRepublic of Ireland
16%
58%
8%
16%
12
flagUnknown
14%
48%
22%
14%
27

Gender

men29%
women28%
inland
29%
28%
sea
41%
40%
volcano
9%
10%
east
18%
19%

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