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Reference numberCLP/7i/38
LevelItem
TitlePaper, 'A short relation out of the journall of Captain Abel Jansen [Janszoon] Tasman, upon the discovery of the south terra incognita' by Edmond Halley
Date[1679-1682]
DescriptionRelates to the 1642 expedition of Abel Janszoon Tasman, who explored modern day New Guinea, Fiji, New Zealand and Tasmania.

Subject: Exploration

Published in Philosophical Collections [later Philosophical Transactions] as 'A short relation out of the journal of Captain Abel Jansen Tasman, upon the discovered of the South Terra incognita; not long since published in the Low Dutch by Dirk Rembrantse.'
LanguageEnglish
Extent14p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk and graphite pencil on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rscl.1682.0024
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CodeNameDates
NA8423Halley; Edmond (1656 - 1742); astronomer1656 - 1742
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