The Voyages of Abel Janszoon Tasman
It was a long-held belief prior to the seventeenth century that there existed a huge continent in the Southern Hemisphere that would balance the large cont...
Abel Janszoon Tasman
Abel Janszoon Tasman was a Dutch navigator and explorer who discovered Tasmania, New Zealand, Tonga, and the Fiji Islands. Tasman made two important voy...
Born 1603, Groningen, Holland Died 1659, Batavia, Indonesia
As a navigator for the Dutch East India Company, Abel Janszoon Tasman made his most famous voyage to the South Pacific, where ...
Abel Janszoon Tasman (ca. 1603-1659) was a Dutch navigator who discovered Tasmania and New Zealand's South Island and charted the northwest Australian coastline.Abel Tasman was born at Lutjegast near ...