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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The raft reached Easter Island, but did not complete the return. The radio receiver used throughout the voyage, a National Radio Company NC, once required a thorough drying out after being soaked when landing in Raratonga.

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It is the longest-known raft voyage in history. Azerbaijan International, Vol They were swept towards Cook Islands where on August 30, the raft went aground xe was wrecked at Rakahanga atoll. Across the Pacific in a Raft.

He believed that the 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. The crew made brief contact with the inhabitants of Angatau Islandbut were unable to land safely.


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Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. For food Kon-Tiki carried coconutssweet potatoesbottle gourds and other assorted fruit and roots. They also caught plentiful numbers of fish, particularly flying fish” dolphin fish “, yellowfin tunabonito and shark.

Heyerdahl believed that people from South America could have settled Polynesia in pre-Columbian times. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.

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It missed its target and after 4 months, the raft began to sink. Cross-pieces of balsa logs 5. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Set up a giveaway.

Kon-Tiki Galapagos Ra Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Kon Tiki’s transmitters were powered by batteries and a hand-cranked generator and operated on the 402010and 6-meter bands. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

Retrieved 17 Jun The raft was partially decked in split bamboo.

Please try again later. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. The raft ended its voyage in the Caribbean island of St Maartencompleting its trip to Eleuthera in the following year with Smith and a new crew.

On August 7, the voyage came to an end when the raft struck a reef and was eventually beached on an uninhabited islet off Raroia atoll in the Tuamotu group. The Las Balsas expedition was the first and so far only multiple-raft crossing of the Pacific Ocean in recent history. The main mast was made of lengths of mangrove wood lashed together to form an A-frame 8. The expedition was led by Spaniard Vital Alsarwho, inled the La Balsa expedition, only on that occasion with one raft and three companions.


Behind the main-mast was a cabin of plaited bamboo 4. The main sail was 4. His aim in mounting the Kon-Tiki expedition was to show, by using only the materials and technologies available to those people at the time, that there were no technical reasons to prevent them from having done so.

After spending a number of days alone on the tiny islet, the crew was greeted by men from a village on a nearby island who arrived in canoes, having seen washed-up flotsam from the raft. Suggs, “Kon-Tiki”, in Rosemary G.