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Tasman, Abel Janszoon, 1603 - 1659 (seafarer, explorer and merchant)


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Map of the Isles of the Friendly People, 1774-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/58: 110a
Scope and Contents Discovered by Tasman in 1643 and seen by Captain Cook in the Resolution in the years 1773 and 1774. The lower part of the map shows the route of the Resolution and Adventure in 1773 and the islands of Tonga, also known as Tabu or Tasman’s Amsterdam, and Eaoowe or Tasman’s Middleburg. The upper part shows the route of the Resolution in 1774 and the islands of Aggoa and Mattafoa, and south of these, Annamocka, Annamocka-Ette, Comango and Comango-Ette, Tonamai and Tellefageo, along with an...
Dates: 1774-06
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