. Tenerife has a special meaning to the work and investigations of the Norwegian discoverer and investigator Thor Heyerdahl. The investigation of the Pyramids of Güimar was probably the last big project in the life of Thor Heyerdahl In 1990 Thor Heyerdahl founded a Spanish-Norwegian project protecting the pyramids of Guimar in Tenerife. Now you can make a visit to the park with a big collection of endemic plants created by Thor Heyerdahl and step-pyramides the origin of which nobody knows till nowadays Turismo de Tenerife Knowing Thor Heyerdahl . This year marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Norwegian adventurer and researcher Thor Heyerdahl, founder of the ethnographic park Pyramids of Guimar Tenerife - Tenerife - Thor Heyerdahl bust unveiled - Güímar - Worldwide, Thor Heyerdahl may be better known for voyages like the Kon-Tiki expedition to prove the possibility of aboriginal South American voyages to the Oceanic islands, but here in Tenerife, and particularly in Güímar, he is known as the person behind the protection of the step pyramids in Güímar which led to the.
Thor Heyerdahl: Thor Heyerdahl, Norwegian ethnologist and adventurer who organized and led the famous Kon-Tiki (1947) and Ra (1969-70) transoceanic scientific expeditions. Both expeditions were intended to prove the possibility of ancient transoceanic contacts between distant civilizations and cultures 1991 undersökte Thor Heyerdahl pyramiderna och konstaterade att de inte kan ha varit slumpmässiga stenhögar. Till exempel bär pyramidernas hörnstenar tydliga spår av bearbetning och marken jämnades till innan pyramiderna uppfördes. Heyerdahl upptäckte också pyramidernas astronomiska orientering Thor Heyerdahl (Photo: Public Domain ) Heyerdahl first heard about the pyramids in 1990 when he read an article by Francisco Padrón in the Tenerife newspaper Diario de Avisos. He ended up going to the island to see the pyramids for himself, and was so impressed that he set up home in Güímar. . In 1990, adventurer and publisher, Thor Heyerdahl, became aware of the Canarian Pyramids by reading an article written by Francisco Padrón in the Tenerife newspaper Diario de Avisos detailing real pyramids on the Canaries
Men den norske etnograf Thor Heyerdahl var af en anden opfattelse. Hr. Heyerdahl som havde forsket bredt i Túcume-pyramiderne i Peru, blev fascineret af billederne fra stedet. Og da han besøgte Güímar-dalen for at få syn for sagen, blev han overbevist om, at der ikke var tale om terrasser. The Pyramids of Guimar - in Tenerife Thor Heyerdahl is best-known for his incredible 101-day Kon-Tiki Expedition in 1947, where he sailed 5,000 miles (8,000 km) across the Pacific in a hand-built raft from South America to the Tuamotu Islands Tenerife - a visit to the Thor Heyerdahl Museum By Tobias 15/11/2014 Today all KUSis, Peter, Kai, Christian, Marijke and Detlef went to the Thor Heyerdahl Museum, which is located in Güímar
Herman Watzinger and Thor Heyerdahl met by mere coincidence in New York. Watzinger was an engineer specializing in thermodynamics, and was in the USA to study cooling technology. He asked to join the expedition, and Thor unhesitatingly said yes. Watzinger was second in command on the Kon-Tiki raft The New Pyramid Age Published by O Books To order, visit the store The Tenerife pyramids by Philip Coppens In 1991, the renowned explorer Thor Heyerdahl spoke of the existence of pyramids on the Canary Islands. He had come across these monuments while he was trying to find further evidence of transoceanic contacts BC - Before Columbus Thor Heyerdahl and the Norwegian Shipowners' Association created the Thor Heyerdahl International Maritime Environmental Award in June 1999. The purpose of the Award is to contribute to an improvement of the global environment, announce the environmental benefits of shipping as a mode of transport, and serve as an inspiration for implementing. Thor Heyerdahl interview on migration theory of Easter Island. Video clip from Inside Rapa Nui. Thor Heyerdahl interview on migration theory of Easter Island. Skip navigation Sign in Thor Heyerdahl. I 1991 undersøgte den norske opdagelsesrejsende og videnskabsmand Thor Heyerdahl pyramiderne. Han erklærede, at de ikke kunne være tilfældige stensættinger. For eksempel bærer hjørnestenene tegn på at have været behandlet. Agerjord blev givet til før pyramiderne blev bygget
On the 100th anniversary of Thor Heyerdahl's birth, look back at his historic voyage across the Pacific on the primitive raft Kon-Tiki. On the 100th anniversary of Thor Heyerdahl's birth, look. Apr 27, 2013 · My mother, Liv Coucheron Torp, was married to Thor Heyerdahl, the Norwegian scientist and explorer whose Kon-Tiki expedition in 1947 became one of the great enduring adventure stories of all time Thor Heyerdahl discoverer of the Pyramids of Güimar. Tenerife has a special meaning to the work and investigations of the Norwegian discoverer and investigator Thor Heyerdahl. The investigation of the Pyramids of Güimar was probably the last big project in the life of Thor Heyerdahl