Objects & Places from Kon-Tiki: Across the Pacific by Raft

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Kon-Tiki - The name of the raft.

Balsa Logs - The key component of the raft.

Steering Oar - A key component for navigation.

Tahiti - The main Polynesian island.

Center Boards - A part of the boat that provides stability and assists navigation.

Hut - This place offers shelter to the crew members.

Flying Fish - Creatures that jump out of the water and glide for long distances to escape predators.

Dolphin (dorado) - A fish that the crew members find delicious,

Shark - A large ocean predator.

Whale Shark - The largest fish in the world.

Plankton - Item consisting of small shrimp and fish larvae.

Guardian Rios - The tugboat that takes the Kon-Tiki out to sea.

Humboldt Current - This flows from east to west in the southern part of the Pacific Ocean.

Tamara - The schooner sent by the French government to...

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