Australia Celebrates A World-Record Ocean Crossing
By: Stuart Cohen
November 16, 2013
The 1973 Las Balsas expedition was the first, and so far only, multiple-raft crossing of the Pacific Ocean. It is the longest known raft voyage in history, covering 9,000 miles. The people of northern New South Wales in Australia have organized a festival this month to celebrate the anniversary of the Las Balsas expedition.
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