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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User Review  - questbird - LibraryThing

A very interesting account of an archaological expedition to Easter Island, told by an adventurerer who also sailed a raft across the Pacific. The book at its best evokes the environment of Easter ... Read full review

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User Review  - FuficiusFango - LibraryThing

I haven't read this one for at least 30 years. I bought it (hardback) recently for its evocative ancient colour photos. 10 years ago I read the Ra expedition, which was very boring, and the Kontiki ... 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
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