Definition of Tasman, Abel in English:
( 1603-circa 1659), Dutch navigator; full name Abel Janszoon Tasman. Sent in 1642 by Anthony van Diemen (1593–1645), the governor general of the Dutch East Indies, to explore Australian waters, he reached Tasmania (which he named Van Diemen’s Land) and New Zealand. He arrived at Tonga and Fiji in 1643.
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