Norwegian Archaeological Expedition to Easter Island

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The Norwegian Archaeological Expedition to Easter Island occurred in 1955, and was led by Thor Heyerdahl.[1] For the trip, he converted a 150-foot Greenland trawler into an expedition ship.[2] Heyerdahl did not fare well in the scholarly press after his return.[3]


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