Abel Tasman: Course reconstruction

Dave Horry has created an interactive map of Tasman’s course along New Zealand’s coast — click¬†the link to follow his research on >>> ¬†Six Boats

Dave’s reconstruction uses all spatial references in Abel Tasman’s journal to build a complete turn by turn course of his progress up the coast of New Zealand.

Information from the journal used to create his reconstruction includes: observed latitude, bearings to features, distances to features, depth, direction sailed, and distance sailed.