Results 31 – 60 of 65 La Expedición de la “Kon-Tiki”. Heyerdahl,Thor. Published by Atenas A.G., Barcelona (). Used. Softcover. Quantity Available: 1. Thor Heyerdahl (–) is one of history’s most famous explorers. His extraordinary life and expeditions are an endless source of inspiration. Fatu Hiva .

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Retrieved 17 Jun The Ra Expeditions English ed. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. The raft was partially decked in split bamboo. The trip began on April 28, The crossing was successful and, at the time, the longest raft voyage in history, until eclipsed in by Las Balsas. Retrieved December 16, On August 4, the 97th day after departure, Kon-Tiki reached the Angatau atoll.

He believed that df Easter Island myth of a power struggle between two peoples called the Hanau epe and Hanau momoko was a memory of conflicts between the original inhabitants of the island and a later wave of Native Americans from the Northwest coast, eventually leading to the annihilation of the Hanau epe and the destruction of the island’s culture and once-prosperous economy.

Read more Read less. Thor Heyerdahl’s book about his experience became a bestseller. The purpose of the expedition was three-fold: Get to Know Us. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? A documentary motion picture about the expedition, also called Kon-Tikiwas produced from a write-up and expansion of the crew’s filmstrip notes and won an Academy Award in It missed its target and after 4 months, the expedicoin began to sink.


A film documentary about the voyage and raft was released incalled Kon-Tiki. Island on the Edge, Oxford University Press,pp. Bahn, The Enigmas of Easter Island: Ingris was able to cross the Pacific Ocean on the balsa raft from Peru to Polynesia.

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He argued that the monumental statues known as moai resembled sculptures more typical of pre-Columbian Peru than any Polynesian designs. The American Radio Relay League: The Kon-Tiki Expedition of Retrieved 29 August Kon-Tiki Galapagos Ra Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.

Cross-pieces of balsa logs 5. Random House New York Pre-Columbian trans-oceanic contact Individual sailing vessels Ships preserved in museums Replica ships Replications of ancient voyages Pacific expeditions Ee expeditions Thor Heyerdahl Rafts in Peru in science Experimental archaeology.

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August Learn how and when to remove this template message. Heyerdahl believed that the original inhabitants of Easter Island were migrants from Peru.

Kon-Tiki is also the name of Heyerdahl’s book; the Academy Award -winning documentary film chronicling his adventures; and the dramatized feature film nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. The purpose stated by Heyerdahl espedicion carrying modern and ancient containers was to test the effectiveness of ancient water storage. Inthe Czech expediicion and adventurer Eduard Ingris attempted to recreate the Kon-Tiki expedition on a balsa raft called Kantuta. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.


On November 18,the Tangaroa ended its journey on the Fakarava island.

Retrieved from ” https: His first expedition, Kantuta Itook place in — and led to failure. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.

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Please try again later. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This stress for 16 weeks weakened the ropes, but the crew could not replace all of them. Explore the Home Gift Guide. They also caught plentiful numbers of fish, particularly flying fish” dolphin fish “, yellowfin tunabonito and shark. Kon Tiki’s transmitters were powered by batteries and a hand-cranked generator and operated on the 402010and 6-meter bands.

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Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. It was the highest-grossing film of in Norway and the country’s most expensive production to date.