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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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August Learn al and when to remove this template message. Retrieved 12 April Fakarava is where the Tangaroa is currently preserved. The main mast was made of lengths of mangrove wood lashed together to form an A-frame 8.

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They also caught plentiful numbers of fish, particularly flying fish” dolphin fish “, yellowfin tunabonito and shark. In Ingris built a new balsa raft, Kantuta IIand tried to repeat the previous expedition.

Azerbaijan International, Vol Please try again later. Although the expedition carried some modern equipment, such as a radio, watches, charts, sextantand metal knives, Heyerdahl argued they koontiki incidental to the purpose of proving that the raft itself could make the journey.


In return, the Kon-Tiki explorers reported on the quality and utility of the provisions. The crew made successful landfall and all returned safely.

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Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. The purpose of the expedition was three-fold: It sought to double down on Heyerdahl’s voyage by jontiki two rafts from South America to Polynesia and then back. 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.

Heyerdahl and a small team went to Peruwhere, with the help of dockyard facilities provided by the Peruvian authorities, they constructed the raft out of balsa logs and other native materials in an indigenous style as recorded in illustrations by Spanish conquistadores.

Across the Pacific in a Raft. Tangaroa’s speed was credited to the proper use of guaras centerboards.

Retrieved 22 May Retrieved 17 Jun The crew’s first sight of land was the atoll of Puka-Puka on July No metal was used in the construction. His first expedition, Kantuta Itook place in — and led to failure. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Share your thoughts with other customers. At the stern was a 5. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Views Read Edit View history.


By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. By Raft Across the South Seas. They were swept towards Cook Islands where on August 30, the raft went aground and was wrecked at Rakahanga atoll.

It was directed by Thor Heyerdahl and edited by Olle Kontikii.

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