Abel Janszoon Tasman

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Dutch navigator who was the first European to discover Tasmania and New Zealand (1603-1659)

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SHARP, Andrew, 1968, The voyages of Abel Janszoon Tasman, Clarendon, London.
The historically important discoveries of Abel Janszoon Tasman and Franchoijs Jacobszoon Visscher on their 1642-3 and 1644 expeditions formed the basis of the final changes to Polus Antarcticus, creating a fourth state (Map 4--Polus Antarcticus--Fourth State).