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 (Perth: Western Australian Museum, 1998), 113 pp. Details
- van Lohuizen, J., 'Vlamingh, Willem de (fl. 1697)' in Australian Dictionary of Biography, Douglas Pike, ed., vol. 2 (Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 1967), p. 556. http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A020507b.htm. Details
Created: 30 June 1997, Last modified: 16 September 2004