Thor Heyerdahl - Decorations and Honorary Degrees

Decorations and Honorary Degrees

Asteroid 2473 Heyerdahl is named after him, as is HNoMS Thor Heyerdahl, a Norwegian Nansen class frigate. A high school in Larvik, the town of his birth, is named after him.

Heyerdahl's numerous awards and honors include the following:

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