Motu Nui ( Spanish: Motu Nui ) is the largest rocky island south of Easter Island . Moreover, it is the top of the mountain, the foot of which is more than 2000 m below sea level.
|Spanish Motu nui|
Motu Nui, view from Easter Island
|Population||0 pax (2012)|
|Water area||Pacific Ocean|
|Provinces||Isla de Pasqua|
Motu Nui is known as the westernmost point of Chile .
Another famous side of the island - before the adoption of Christianity, it was considered a sacred place in the cult of Tangata-manu ("man-bird"). It carried out the ritual of finding the first torn egg of the dark tern in the season.
In addition, along with several islands, it is the closest to the " Nemo point ", the oceanic pole of inaccessibility .
Next to Motu Nui (3.9 ha) are the other two rocky islands - Motu Iti (1.6 ha) and Motu Kao Kao (0.1 ha) inhabited by seabirds .