By the time the first explorers from the West reached the remote Chilean island of Rapa Nui (Easter Island) in 1722, how long is it thought that the island had been settled?
Between 500 and 900 years
Current scientific thought differs as the approximate date of arrival of the first inhabitants. Some place it at 800 CE, others at 1200 CE. The first Western explorers were the Dutch.
Which island was sold by Genoa to France in 1764, was ruled by Britain for two years from 1794 to 1796, and then returned to France?
The capital of which French island in the West Indies between Dominica and Santa Lucia, St Pierre, was destroyed by an earthquake in 1902 and moved to Fort de France?
What island nation in the South Pacific Ocean was, from 1906, jointly managed by France and the UK as the New Hebrides, and became a Republic in 1980?
Which island purchased by USA from Denmark in 1917 and why US need to purchase it?
Please share the details of transaction?