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 (tăz′mən, täs′män), Abel Janszoon 1603?-1659.
Dutch navigator and explorer who was the first European to sight Tasmania and New Zealand (1642).
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(Biography) Abel Janszoon (ˈabəl ˈjansuːn). 1603–59, Dutch navigator, who discovered Tasmania, New Zealand, and the Tonga and Fiji Islands (1642–43)
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(ˈtæz mən)

Abel Janszoon, 1602?–59, Dutch explorer.
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After Tasman was another wide sea-stretch to the high island of Bougainville.
The plan adopted was nearly similar to that of the great hunting-matches in India: a line was formed reaching across the island, with the intention of driving the natives into a cul-de-sac on Tasman's peninsula.
The fire that started at Pegion Valley in Nelson on Tuesday doubled overnight to spread over 1,870 hectares within a perimeter of 20 kilometres, the Nelson Tasman Emergency Management Office said in a statement.
Two GCM ensembles indicate that the record sea surface temperatures during the 2017118 Tasman Sea marine heatwave were virtually impossible without anthropogenic influence.
ABEL TASMAN has proved remarkably consistent this term - and his game attitude can again be rewarded at Chelmsford.
VVGOOGLING a runner Tasman Sea 2.00 Nottingham Located in the South Pacific Ocean between Australia and New Zealand, the Tasman Sea was named after Abel Janszoon Tasman.
SEM is the natural consequence of CER: the goal is to create a seamless environment for business across the Tasman. Closely connected to the SEM goal is the concept, first elaborated by prime ministers Kevin Rudd and John Key, of 'net trans-Tasman benefit'.
The purpose of this article is to review theories on the identity of the terrestrial globe carried on the Heemskerck during Abel Tasman's voyage of discovery in 1642-43.
Strong to gale-force winds would blow from the west to south west in Bass Strait and out into the western Tasman Sea.
"When you're managing to a budget that is static, the baseline of the budget may become irrelevant as factors in the environment and in the business change throughout the year," says Graham Tasman, business advisory services principal at Grant Thornton.
As of now, New Zealand's connectivity to the rest of the world is handled by the Southern Cross cable, which goes through Hawaii and Sydney and the Tasman 2 cable, linking Auckland with Sydney, reported 3 News.