Aku-Aku

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Allen & Unwin, 1958 - Anthropology - 367 pages
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The author and explorer of Kon-Tiki fame here recounts for the layman his archeological adventures on Easter island, where his expedition uncovered many facts about the island's giant statues, secret caves, ancient stone-carving natives, cannibalism, and civil wars.

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Until the expedition of Thor Heyerdahl, no archaologist had excavated Easter Island – the home of hundreds of enigmatic stone people (moai) waying many tens of tons and stretching tens of feet into ... Read full review

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A very, very good book that is both well-written and a great adventure story. Much of his writings have been disproven, but it sill makes for a great story. Sadly, I have a problem with T.H. bartering ... Read full review

Contents

Detectives of to the end of the World page
11
What awaited us at the Worlds Navel
24
In Volcanic Gas Tunnels
54
Copyright

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