Enderbury Island

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Enderbury Island:

see Phoenix IslandsPhoenix Islands,
group of eight islands, 11 sq mi (28 sq km), central Pacific, N of Samoa. The chain comprises a portion of Kiribati. The two most important are Kanton (or Abariringa) and Enderbury Island.
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This, however, ignores the multi-facetted nature of these cultural constructs: their relationships with and against Darwinism; their roles in efforts to explain seemingly inexplicable, distant and seemingly unconnected phenomena such as the "roads" on Enderbury Atoll, the stone moai of Easter Island, and the chiefly burial structures of Pohnpei; their essential being as putative origin places for ancient human societies; the geographical certainty they offer diffusionist models; and the comfort they offered for early anxieties about evolutionary anthropology.