This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Thor Heyerdahl - Man who builds a raft and sails across the Pacific Ocean.
Kon Tiki - Legendary man that sailed across the Pacific and settled the South Sea Islands.
Herman Watzing - Thor's first crew member.
Knut Haugland - A radio expert.
Torstein Raaby - Radio operator that joined the expedition at Peru.
Erik Hesselberg - The crew's navigator.
Bengt Danielsson - Reads many books on sociology and only eats the military rations.
Tei Tetua - A very old man and the last of his tribe.
Peter Freuchen - Well...
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