Abel Janszoon Tasman (Pronunciation: [ˈaːbəl ˈjɑnsoʊn ˈtɑsmɐn]; 1603–1659) was a Dutch seafarer, explorer, and merchant, best known for his voyages of 1642 and 1644 in the service of the VOC (United East India Company). He was the first known European expedition to reach the islands of Van Diemen's Land (now Tasmania) and New Zealand and to sight the Fiji islands. His navigator François Visscher, and his merchant Isaack Gilsemans mapped substantial portions of Australia, New Zealand and some Pacific Islands. (From Wikipedia) This color is from the portrait of Abel Tasman. The walls fit this color and finally this color represents Abel Tasman. This color is from As with many explorers, Tasman's name has been honored in many ways. E.g.: Tasmania (A popular island in Australia), Tasman Peninsula, Tasman Bridge, Tasman Highway, two marsupial species are named after Tasman: the Tasmanian Devil, the Tasmanian Tiger and any others. In 1985, he was honoured on a postage stamp depicting his portrait issued by Australia Post. (From Wikipedia)

Abel Tasman
Abel tasman
Portrait of Abel Tasman, a famous explorer.
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