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Norwegian anthropologist noted for his studies of cultural diffusion (1914-2002)

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Lo hace en el marco de las celebraciones por el centenario del nacimiento del cientifico Thor Heyerdahl, que contribuyo a dar a conocer al mundo los tesoros de aquel magico lugar en 1957 con El Secreto de la Isla de Pascua.
BORN DAVID Tennant, UK actor, 1971, above NIALL Ferguson, historian, 1964 SAMANTHA Cameron, wife of PM, 1971 DIED ALBERT Einstein, physicist, 1955, above THOR Heyerdahl, anthropologist, 2002 ELIZABETH Frink, sculptor, 1993
The Thor Heyerdahl International Maritime Environmental Award was launched in 1999 by Thor Heyerdahl (1914 - 2002) and the Norwegian Shipowners' Association.
La travesia del explorador y etnologo noruego Thor Heyerdahl tiene todos los ingredientes de una buena pelicula.
Robert Rognli, the principal of Thor Heyerdahl High School, which Dhuhulow attended from 2006-2009, described Larvik as a "typical Norwegian town with a typical Norwegian community spirit.
The cast includes Pil Sverre Hagen as Thor Heyerdahl, Anders Bsmo Christiansen as Herman Watzinger, Gustaf Skarsgird as Bengt Danielsson, Odd Magnus Williamson as Erik Hesselberg, Tobias Santelmann as Knut Haugland, Jakob Oftebro as Torstein Rby and Agnes Kittelsen as Liv Heyerdahl.
Kon-Tiki, which was little more than a raft, captured the world's imagination in 1947 when it crossed the Pacific Ocean, helmed by Norwegian adventurer and anthropologist Thor Heyerdahl.
Pic follows the voyage of Thor Heyerdahl and his crew, who sailed across the Pacific on a balsa wood raft in 1947 to prove that seafarers from South America had settled the Polynesian islands.
L'idee du depart a ete annoncee apres la reussite de l'hommage rendu par Safi au navigateur norvegien Thor Heyerdahl, qui, parti du port de la ville le17 mai 1970 a bord d'un bateau en papyrus baptise RA, a atteint les Barbades pres du continent americain.
In chapter five, Berry traces environmental literacy from the sixteenth century through to influential writers in the twentieth century such as Aldo Leopold and Thor Heyerdahl.
Thor Heyerdahl sailed from Peru to Polynesia in a balsa-wood raft attempting to prove that the Polynesians settled from the east.
Among the topics are the African Association, Antarctica, the voyage of the Beagle, Gertrude Bell, James Cook, Jacques-Yves Cousteau, Charles Darwin, the Explorers Club, the Gobi Desert, Thor Heyerdahl, the International Geophysical Year, the Leakey family, the Lewis and Clark Expedition, David Livingstone and Henry Morton Stanley, Alexander Mackenzie, maps and mapmaking, the history of oceanography, Powell Expeditions, Russian exploration, Society of Women Geographers, and manned and unmanned space exploration.
The Plastiki - named after the 1947 Kon-Tiki raft sailed across the Pacific by explorer Thor Heyerdahl - is fully recyclable and gets its power from solar panels and windmills.
The Plastiki's name is a play on the 1947 Kon-Tiki raft sailed across the Pacific by explorer Thor Heyerdahl.
The Plastiki, named after the 1947 Kon-Tiki raft sailed across the Pacific by explorer Thor Heyerdahl, is fully recyclable and gets its power from solar panels and windmills.