Thor Hyerdahl


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Noun1.Thor Hyerdahl - Norwegian anthropologist noted for his studies of cultural diffusion (1914-2002)
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The epic journey from Chile to Easter Island on the 60ft Viracocha was to emulate the voyage of the late Thor Hyerdahl's Kon-Tiki more than 50 years before.
1947 The Kon Tiki expedition set out with Thor Hyerdahl aiming to prove that ancient cults could have sailed on a balsa wood raft from Peru to Polynesia.