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‘The Tasman Map’ – Interview

Follow this link to watch the ‘Tasman Map’ interview with Ian Burnet (12) Facebook

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The First Appearance of Australia on a World Map

The Pacific Ocean was first sighted on September 25, 1513 by the explorer Vasco Balboa when he reached the summit of the Isthmus of Panama and viewed its huge expanse. In 1520 Ferdinand Magellan and his Armada de Moluccas, on … Continue reading

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Yes – Miracles can happen!

Miracles don’t often happen but a miracle happened when I first made contact with David Rosenberg and Rosenberg Publishing, as he shared my vision of publishing my book Spice Islands with the maps and images embedded in the text. So … Continue reading

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The Tasman Map – A short documentary

Follow the link to watch a short video (5minutes) from the State Library of NSW on the history of the Tasman Map http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZuTRL9qSrmI ‘Ian Burnet in this stunning volume brings alive the many voyages of discovery that linked the exploration … Continue reading

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The Tasman Map – Book Review

Ian Burnet, The Tasman Map – The Biography of a Map: Abel Tasman, the Dutch East India Company and the first Dutch Discoveries of Australia, Rosenberg Publishing Pty Ltd, 2019 Having grown up in Sydney, I can remember as a … Continue reading

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