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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It sought to double down on Heyerdahl’s voyage by sailing two rafts from South America to Polynesia and then back. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Write a customer review. Heyerdahl believed that people from South America could have settled Polynesia in pre-Columbian times.

The call sign LI2B was used by Heyerdahl again in —70, when he built a papyrus reed raft and sailed from Morocco to Barbados in an attempt to show a possible link between the civilization of ancient Egypt and the New World. The main sail was 4. His first expedition, Kantuta Itook place in — and led to failure.

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.

Archived from the original on August 23, The Kon-Tiki Expedition of From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Cross-pieces of balsa logs 5. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. 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. Azerbaijan International, Vol Share your thoughts with other customers. They also caught plentiful numbers of fish, particularly flying fish” dolphin fish “, yellowfin tunabonito and shark.

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This page was last edited on 16 Decemberat Across the Pacific in a Raft. Set up a giveaway. Behind the main-mast was a kotniki of plaited bamboo 4.

Most historians consider that the Polynesians from the west were the original inhabitants and that the story of the Hanau epe is either pure myth, or a memory of internal tribal or class conflicts. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Kon-Tiki is a Norwegian historical dramatized feature film about the Kon-Tiki expedition.

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Photographs also show a top-sail above the main sail, and also a mizzen-sail, mounted at the stern. A film documentary about the voyage and raft was released incalled Kon-Tiki.

Random House New York American Radio Relay League. The expedition was led by Spaniard Vital Alsarwho, inled the La Balsa expedition, only on that occasion with one raft and three companions.

Expedición Kon Tiki II parte el domingo

ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Expedition leader was Torgeir Higraff from Tangaroa Expedition Fakarava is where the Tangaroa is currently preserved. Retrieved 5 April 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.


By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Showing of 1 reviews. Island on the Edge, Pa University Press,pp. He argued that the monumental statues known as moai resembled sculptures more typical of pre-Columbian Peru than any Polynesian designs. Expedition Kon-Tiki2 got its name because it had 2 crews from many nations: For food Kon-Tiki carried coconutssweet potatoesbottle gourds and other assorted fruit and roots.

On November 18,the Tangaroa ended its journey on the Fakarava sxpedicion. In Ingris built a new balsa raft, Kantuta IIand tried to repeat the previous expedition.

Kon Tiki’s transmitters were powered by batteries and a hand-cranked generator and operated on the 402010and 6-meter bands. Please try again later. The purpose stated by Heyerdahl for carrying modern and ancient containers was to test the effectiveness of ancient water storage.

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Analysis showed that “although the European lineage could be explained by contact with white Europeans after the island was ‘discovered’ in by Dutch sailors, the South American component was much older, dating to between about andsoon after the island was first colonised by Polynesians in around The raft reached Easter Island, but did not complete the return. 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.

It is the longest-known raft voyage in history.