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Kon-Tiki : across the Pacific by raft

Author: Thor Heyerdahl
Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Pub., Inc., ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"'Am going to cross Pacific on wooden raft to support a theory that the South Sea islands were peopled from Peru. Will you come? ... Reply at once.' That is how six courageous and inquisitive adventurers came to seek a dangerous path in order to test a hypothetical theory. On a primitive raft made of forty-foot balsa logs, named 'Kon-Tiki' in honor of a legendary sun king, Thor Heyerdahl and his five comrades set  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Heyerdahl, Thor.
Kon-Tiki.
New York : Skyhorse Pub., Inc., ©2010
(DLC) 2009040069
(OCoLC)320192943
Named Person: Thor Heyerdahl; Thor Heyerdahl
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thor Heyerdahl
ISBN: 9781629146348 162914634X
OCLC Number: 787875114
Description: 1 online resource (304 pages) : illustrations
Contents: A theory --
An expedition is born --
To South America --
Across the Pacific --
Halfway --
Across the Pacific --
To the South Sea islands --
Among Polynesians.
Other Titles: Kon-Tiki ekspedisjonen.
Responsibility: by Thor Heyerdahl ; translated by F.H. Lyon.

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