Biographical entry de Vlamingh, Willem
- Naval officer
Willem de Vlamingh was a member of the party which undertook a hydrographic survey of the coast of Australia in 1696 and 1697. In 1801 a member of Baudin's expedition, reporting on the west coast of Australia, described the Vlamingh plate.
- Playford, Phillip E., Voyage of Discovery to Terra Australis by Willem de Vlamingh in 1696-97, Western Australian Museum, Perth, 1998, 113 pp. Details
- van Lohuizen, J., 'Vlamingh, Willem de (fl. 1697)', in Douglas Pike (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 2, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1967, p. 556. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A020507b.htm. Details
Created: 30 June 1997, Last modified: 16 September 2004