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Author Heyerdahl, Thor.

Title Kon-Tiki : across the Pacific by raft / by Thor Heyerdahl ; translated by F.H. Lyon
Published Chicago : Rand McNally, [1950]


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Description 304 pages, 40 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 22 cm
regular print
Contents Theory -- Expedition is born -- To South America -- Across the Pacific -- Halfway -- Across the Pacific -- To the south sea islands -- Among Polynesians
Summary This journey by raft from Peru to the Polynesian islands was made to test the author's theories of the origin of the Polynesian people and travel by raft between these places by means of riding the ocean currents and winds
Notes Includes index
Map on lining papers
Translation of Kon-Tiki ekspedisjonen
SUBJECT Kon-Tiki ekspedisjonen (1947)
Kon-Tiki Expedition ‡d (1947)
Kon-Tiki Expedition (1947)
Subject Polynesians.
Adventure and adventurers.
SUBJECT Pacific Ocean.
Pacific Ocean.
Author Lyon, F. H. (Francis Hamilton), 1885-
LC no. 50009489
Other Titles Kon-Tiki ekspedisjonen. English