Abel Janszoon Tasman Interactive Map


Age of Discovery

Quick Facts:

Abel Janszoon Tasman’s explorations across the Indian Ocean and into the South Pacific helped him become the first European to discover Tasmania, and confirm Australia as an island continent.

Click on the world map to view an example of the explorer’s voyage.

How to Use the Map

  • After opening the map, click the    icon to expand voyage information
  • You can view each voyage individually or all at once by clicking on the to check or uncheck the voyage information
  • Click on either the map icons or on the location name in the expanded column to view more information about that place or event
  • Click the back arrow to return to the full voyage list