• Tasman carrying off dead pup
    Tasman carrying off dead pup
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Tasman Dutch navigator who was the first European to discover Tasmania and New Zealand (1603-1659)
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In literature:

Then there was that piece of country discovered by the Dutchman Tasman, and named Van Diemen's Land.
"Laperouse" by Ernest Scott
The great discovery voyages of Tasman, 1643 and 1644, were planned in pursuit of the same policy.
"The Life of Captain Matthew Flinders" by Ernest Scott
Tasman had laid down the south point of Tasmania, the western coast of the North Island of New Zealand, and the Tonga Islands.
"Captain Cook's Journal During the First Voyage Round the World" by James Cook
Tasman, and his account of the Natives.
"Discoveries in Australia, Volume 1." by J Lort Stokes
After exploring the east-coast, Tasman turned to the south-coast of the gulf.
"The Part Borne by the Dutch in the Discovery of Australia 1606-1765" by J. E. Heeres
Tasman continued doing good service for the Dutch East India Company until his death, about 1659, at Batavia.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 1-20" by Various
"A Book of Discovery" by Margaret Bertha (M. B.) Synge
After leaving the Society Islands, Cook steered west for Middleburg and Amsterdam, discovered by Tasman.
"Notable Voyagers" by W.H.G. Kingston and Henry Frith
In his opinion, judging by Tasman's chart, this was the country called Van Diemen's Land.
"Celebrated Travels and Travellers" by Jules Verne
Tasman, the Dutch navigator, discovers Tasmania (Van Diemen's Land) and New Zealand.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 11" by Various
But this nail they must have procured either from a former navigator, perhaps Tasman, or from a wreck.
"The Belief in Immortality and the Worship of the Dead" by James George Frazer
No doubt eastern Australia then extended far out into the Tasman Sea.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 8" by Various
"Fifty Contemporary One-Act Plays" by Various
Tasman sailed from Batavia in 1642, and on the 24th of November sighted high land in 42 deg.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 6" by Various
Tasman, who sighted Vanua-mbalavu in 1643, did not communicate with the natives.
"The Fijians" by Basil Thomson
I never forget old Tasman's bowl, when I think of this island.
"Dealings with the Dead, Volume I (of 2)" by A Sexton of the Old School
TASMAN'S BOWL, used for conjuration, in Tongataboo, 38.
"Dealings With The Dead" by A Sexton of the Old School
Captain Tasman, a Dutch navigator, sailed from Batavia in 1642, and visited Juan Fernandez in 1643.
"Crusoe's Island: A Ramble in the Footsteps of Alexander Selkirk" by John Ross Browne
Thus in 1770 the New Zealanders had no recollection of Tasman's visit.
"Traditions, Superstitions and Folk-lore" by Charles Hardwick
The prison was located on a strip of land, 12 miles in length, called Tasman Peninsula.
"Seven Legs Across the Seas" by Samuel Murray

In news:

As many of you know from a recent Art City post, Marc Tasman completed a decade-long art project this year in which he created Polaroid self portraits every day.
A try on full time gave Tasman a boilover 25-22 victory against champions Canterbury in a mainly lifeless match in Nelson tonight.
V8 Supercars boss on trans- Tasman spat.
Mystics win across the Tasman .
Tasman will oversee the chain's growth plans over the next two years.
Rick Tasman has joined Italian casual-dining chain Buca di Beppo as president and chief executive, parent company Planet Hollywood Group said Wednesday.
Aircraft biofuel plan may bring trans- Tasman boon.
News, travel tips and destinations reviews for Tasman Region, New Zealand, Australasia from the New Zealand Herald.
Rika Milne shared the Abel Tasman Coast Track with a fascinating array of other walkers - and still enjoyed moments of solitude.
Ray and Sharon Smith celebrated their 50th anniversary by sailing the Tasman Sea from Akaroa, New Zealand.
Norske Skog Tasman's general manager, Peter McCarty, says the newsprint industry faces challenges and demand in new markets is weakening.
After Miura's feat on Fuji, New Zealand's Tourism Bureau invited him to ski the Tasman Glacier.
On September 12th the sun caught fire over the Tasman Sea as my flight approached Sydney .

In science:

Some calculations in this paper were performed on the “tasman” co mputer at METU Computer Center which was made available by C¸ a ˘gr ı C¸ ¨oltekin.
Post-Glitch RXTE-PCA Observations of the Vela Pulsar
In November 1967, Jim Clark raced an American Indycar called a Vollstedt, which possesed small wings, and during the Tasman winter series Clark recounted the grip and stability produced by this car to one of his Lotus mechanics.
Explanation and discovery in aerodynamics