What does abel janszoon tasman mean?

abel janszoon tasman meaning in General Dictionary

Dutch navigator who had been the first European to find Tasmania and brand new Zealand (1603-1659)

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In 1642 Abel Janszoon Tasman sailed on a voyage of discovery from Batavia, the headquarters of the governor and council of the Dutch East Indies, under whose auspices the expedition was undertaken.

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