Voyage Of The Kon-tiki, S. C George

Libro: Voyage Of The Kon-tiki Autor: S. C George ISBN: none Fecha de publicacion: none Valoración:
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2/12/ · The Kon-Tiki voyage led by Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdahl was a huge success and proved beyond doubt that Polynesia could have been settled from South America. One of the great mysteries of anthropology is how Polynesia – a vast pseudo-country in the Pacific spread triangularly between Rapa Nui, Hawaii and New Zealand – came to be. 9/4/ · There is no doubt that the voyage of the Kon Tiki was a great adventure: three months on the open sea on a raft, drifting at the mercy of the winds and Doug Herman. 9/5/ · The Voyage The expedition consisted of five Norwegian and a Swede. The Kon-Tiki left Callao, Peru, on the afternoon of April 28, To avoid coastal traffic it was initially towed 80 km (50 miles) out by the Peruvian Navy fleet tug Guardian Rios. On the Kon-Tiki’s voyage, he would be the one to save Herman Watzinger from drowning. Torstein Raaby was cut from the same cloth as Haugland. He was also a radio expert and had spent many months on Finnmarksvidda (the Finnmark plateau) – behind enemy lines – . The Kon-Tiki expedition was a journey by raft across the Pacific Ocean from South America to the Polynesian islands, led by Norwegian explorer and writer Thor raft was named Kon-Tiki after the Inca god Viracocha, for whom "Kon-Tiki" was said to be an old name. Kon-Tiki is also the name of Heyerdahl's book, the Academy Award-winning documentary film chronicling his adventures.  · The Voyage of the Kon-Tiki. Witness History. In a Norwegian adventurer sailed across the Pacific on a wooden raft.  · This week in , a balsa raft called the Kon-Tiki successfully ends its long voyage across the Pacific with a (rough) landing on the uninhabited island of precarious excursion was meant to prove that the Polynesian islands could have originally been settled by South Americans, a theory posited by Norwegian anthropologist and raft captain, Thor Heyerdahl.  · The voyage of the Kon Tiki wasn’t intended to prove that it happened, only that it couldn’t be ruled out as impossible. Money/mouth; rubber/road. What a way to live! Skip back to main navigation. Post navigation. Previous Post First Things First (the cult of . By: Deborah Kogan Ray “One day my theory was complete. I must go to America and put it forward.” —Thor Heyerdahl, Norwegian anthropologist, Thor Heyerdahl was convinced that ancient Incans traveled a 5, mile journey from South America to the South Pacific by raft. The Kon-Tiki deep cone kiln was commissioned on July 4 at Ithaka Institute in Switzerland. As the day and the next progressed, the Kon-Tiki exceeded our expectations, and seemed destined to set a new trend and alternative for biochar making. Hans-Peter Schmidt and Paul Taylor reported the work in a YouTube video and an Article in. Second Kon-Tiki voyage to map Great Pacific Garbage Patch () Lisa Suhay of the Christian Science Monitor has written an article about how the Kon-Tiki2 Expedition will map the Great Pacific Garbage Patch: The Peruvian Current has never before been mapped for plastic and molecular pollution. The balsawood rafts are perfect platforms to. >Page précédente: Forum Coloniae Augustae Emeritae. Templo De Diana
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