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The Kon-Tiki expedition

THOR. HEYERDAHL

The Kon-Tiki expedition

by raft across the South Seas

by THOR. HEYERDAHL

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Published by Flamingo in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethnology -- Polynesia.,
  • Pacific Ocean.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementThor Heyerdahl ; translated by F.H. Lyon.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG530 .H463 1996
    The Physical Object
    Pagination271 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages271
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19944573M
    ISBN 100006550339


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