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Kon-Tiki and I

Erik Hesselberg

Kon-Tiki and I

by Erik Hesselberg

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Published by Allen & Unwin .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published as Kon-Tiki og jeg. Dreyers Forlag 1949.

Statementillustrations with text begun on the Pacific onboard the raft "Kon-Tiki" and completed at "Solbakken" in Borre.
The Physical Object
Pagination76p.,ill.,31cm
Number of Pages76
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18854196M

The "Kon-Tiki" was named after the Inca sun god, Viracocha, and "Kon-Tiki" is an old name for this god. Heyerdahl filmed the expedition, which later became the Academy Award winning documentary in , and he wrote a book about the expedition that was translated into 70 languages and sold more than 50 millions copies around the world.   Directed by Joachim Rønning, Espen Sandberg. With Pål Sverre Hagen, Anders Baasmo Christiansen, Gustaf Skarsgård, Odd-Magnus Williamson. Legendary explorer Thor Heyerdal's epic 4,mile crossing of the Pacific on a balsawood raft in , in an effort to prove that it was possible for South Americans to settle in Polynesia in pre-Columbian times/10(44K).

Thor Heyerdahl (Norwegian pronunciation: [tuːr ˈhæ̀ɪəɖɑːl]; October 6, – Ap ) was a Norwegian adventurer and ethnographer with a background in zoology, botany and ahl is notable for his Kon-Tiki expedition in , in which he sailed 8, km (5, mi) across the Pacific Ocean in a hand-built raft from South America to the Tuamotu : Mungo Park Medal (). Kon-Tiki. likes. This a fan page dedicated to the book "Kon-Tiki" by Thor Heyerdahl, and to celebrate the spirit of adventure embodied by the members of the expeditionFollowers:

Full text of "Kon Tiki Across the Pacific by Raft Thor Heyerdahl" See other formats. Now a major motion picture, Kon-Tiki is the record of Thor Heyerdahl's astonishing three-month voyage across the Pacific. Kon-Tiki is the record of an astonishing adventure across the Pacific Ocean. Intrigued by Polynesian folklore, biologist Thor Heyerdahl suspected that the South Sea Islands had been settled by an ancient race from thousands of miles to the east/5().


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Now a major motion picture, Kon-Tiki is the record of Thor Heyerdahl’s astonishing three-month voyage across the Pacific.

Kon-Tiki is the record of an astonishing adventure across the Pacific Ocean. Intrigued by Polynesian folklore, biologist Thor Heyerdahl suspected that the South Sea Islands had been settled by an ancient race from thousands of miles to the east/5().

Kon-Tiki is the record of an astonishing adventure -- a journey of 4, nautical miles across the Pacific Ocean by raft. Intrigued by Polynesian folklore, biologist Thor Heyerdahl suspected that the South Sea Islands had been settled by an ancient race from thousands of miles to /5.

Now a major motion picture, Kon-Tiki is the record of Thor Heyerdahl’s astonishing three-month voyage across the Pacific.

Kon-Tiki is the record of an astonishing adventure—a journey of 4, nautical miles across the Pacific Ocean by raft. Intrigued by Polynesian folklore, biologist Thor Heyerdahl suspected that the South Sea Islands had been settled by an ancient race from thousands of /5(36).

Now a major motion picture, Kon-Tiki is the record of Thor Heyerdahl’s astonishing three-month voyage across the Pacific. Kon-Tiki is the record of an astonishing adventure -- a journey of 4, nautical miles across the Pacific Ocean by raft.

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