The ‘Lapita Voyage’ – in honour of the greatest seafaring people in the history of Man, the Polynesians
2,500 years ago the central Pacific islands were uninhabited.
These central Pacific islands are scattered over 1/3 of our globe’s surface. That is an area larger than the surface of the moon.
Within a thousand years the Polynesians had settled this vast area of remote islands.
No other ethnic people have ever established settlement over a wider ocean area.
The Polynesian Triangle: Hawaii (north) - Easter Island (east) - New Zealand (west), equivalent in area to London - Calcutta - Dar-es-Salam
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