Kon-Tiki: Across the Pacific by Raft Summary
Thor Heyerdahl

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Kon-Tiki: Across the Pacific by Raft Summary

Thor Heyerdahl, a Norwegian zoologist, explains how he develops a theory on how the Pacific islands were originally settled from South America. While on a zoological expedition with his wife to the island of Fatu Hiva, they discuss the constant trade winds that blow from east to west, Thor's first piece of the puzzle. Had people from South America, 4,000 nautical miles away, taken advantage of the trade winds at some remote time in...

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