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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Explore the Home Gift Guide. In Ingris built a new balsa raft, Kantuta IIand tried to repeat the previous expedition. For other uses of “Kon-Tiki”, see Kontlki disambiguation. This page was last edited on 16 Decemberat Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

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. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle?

Share your thoughts with other customers. 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 kontki. Inthe Czech explorer and adventurer Eduard Ingris attempted to recreate the Kon-Tiki expedition on a balsa raft called Kantuta.

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Write a customer review. The crew’s first sight of land was the atoll of Puka-Puka on July Fischer, Island at the End of the World: The kntiki began on April 28, The crossing was successful and, at the time, the longest raft voyage in history, until eclipsed in by Las Balsas.


Kon Tiki’s transmitters were powered by batteries and a hand-cranked generator and operated on the 402010and 6-meter bands.

Cross-pieces of balsa logs 5. Retrieved December 16, Tangaroa’s speed was credited to the proper use of guaras centerboards. A film documentary about the voyage and raft was released incalled Kon-Tiki. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

The main mast was made of lengths of mangrove wood lashed together to form an A-frame 8. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Kon-Tiki is also the name of Heyerdahl’s book; the Academy Award -winning documentary film chronicling his adventures; and the dramatized feature film nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

Behind the main-mast was a cabin of plaited bamboo 4.

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Expediciln metal was used in the construction. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. American Radio Relay League. 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.

Retrieved 12 April Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Calculations made by Heyerdahl before the trip had expedicioj that 97 days was the minimum amount of time required to reach the Tuamotu islands, so the encounter with Angatau showed that they had made good time. Most historians consider ce 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.


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Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. A documentary motion picture about the expedition, also called Kon-Tikiwas produced from a write-up and expansion of the crew’s filmstrip notes and won an Academy Award in It missed its target and after 4 months, the eexpedicion began to sink.

August Learn how and when to remove this template message. The second expedition was a success. The Ra Expeditions English ed.

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He argued that the monumental statues known as moai resembled sculptures more typical of pre-Columbian Peru than any Polynesian designs. On November 18,the Tangaroa ended its journey on the Fakarava island. Showing of 1 reviews.

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