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Abel Janszoon Tasman: his life and voyages

James Backhouse Walker

Abel Janszoon Tasman: his life and voyages

Read before the Royal Society of Tasmania, 25th November, 1895.

by James Backhouse Walker

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Published by Government Printer in Hobart .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsTasman, Abel Janszoon, 1603?-1659., Royal Society of Tasmania.
The Physical Object
Pagination56 p. :
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20155608M

Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Abel Janszoon Tasman was a Dutch seafarer, explorer and merchant, best known for his voyages of and in the service of the VOC. He was the first known European explorer to reach the islands of Van Diemen s Land (now Tasmania) and New Zealand, and to sight the Fiji islands. Janszoon travelled to the Dutch East Indies in for the Oude compagnies and became an officer of the Dutch East India Company (Vereenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie (VOC) in Dutch) when it was established in After two trips back to the Netherlands, he returned to the East Indies for the third time in as captain of all the , he was at Banda in the Banda Islands, when.

Select Bibliography. J. E. Heeres (ed), Abel Janszoon Tasman's Journal of His Discovery of Van Diemen's Land and New Zealand in (Amsterdam, ) R. P. Meyjes, De Reizen van Abel Janszoon Tasman en Franchoys Jacobzoon Visscher (The Hague, ) Winkler Prins Encyclopaedie, vol 17 (Amsterdam, ); W. Forster, ‘An Early Chart of Tasmania’, Geographical Journal, no . Abel Janszoon Tasman’s Journal of His Discovery of Van Diemens Land and New Zealand in , with Documents Relating to His Exploration of Australia in Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Facsimiles of the original manuscript, with an English translation by J. de Hoop Scheffer and C. Stoffel and five oversize maps in rear pocket.

(?–59?). Abel Tasman was a Dutch navigator and explorer. He was the first European to see parts of Australia, including the island that is now named for him. He was also the first European to see New Zealand and several other islands.   Abel Janszoon Tasman (Dutch: [Ë É bÉ l Ë jÉ nsoË n Ë tÉ smÉ n] ; - 10 October ) was a Dutch seafarer, explorer, and merchant, best known for his voyages of .


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