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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.

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  • Playford, Phillip E., Voyage of Discovery to Terra Australis by Willem de Vlamingh in 1696-97 (Perth: Western Australian Museum, 1998), 113 pp. Details

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