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* 1642 – Abel Tasman becomes the first European to discover the island Van Diemen's Land ( later renamed Tasmania ).
1663 map of Van Diemen's Land, showing the parts discovered by Tasman, including Storm Bay, Maria Island and Schouten Island.
Van Diemen's Land was the original name used by most Europeans for the island of Tasmania, now part of Australia.
In 1803, the island was colonised by the British as a penal colony with the name Van Diemen's Land, and became part of the British colony of New South Wales.
The demonym for Van Diemen's Land was ' Van Diemonian ', though contemporaries used Vandemonian, possibly as a play on words relating to the colony's penal origins.
From the 1800s to the 1853 abolition of penal transportation ( known simply as " transportation "), Van Diemen's Land was the primary penal colony in Australia.
Following the suspension of transportation to New South Wales, all transported convicts were sent to Van Diemen's Land.
In total, some 75, 000 convicts were transported to Van Diemen's Land, or about 40 % of all convicts sent to Australia.
There were five female factories in Van Diemen's Land.
Convicts completing their sentences or earning their ticket-of-leave often promptly left Van Diemen's Land.
Tensions sometimes ran high between the settlers and the " Vandemonians " as they were termed, particularly during the Victorian gold rush when a flood of settlers from Van Diemen's Land rushed to the Victorian gold fields.
Complaints from Victorians about recently released convicts from Van Diemen's Land re-offending in Victoria was one of the contributing reasons for the eventual abolition of transportation to Van Diemen's Land in 1853.
Eventually, in order to remove the unsavoury connotations with crime associated with its name ( and its homophonic connection to " demon "), in 1856 Van Diemen's Land was renamed Tasmania in honour of Abel Tasman.
* The feature film Van Diemen's Land focuses on the true story of convict Alexander Pearce and his infamous escape from Macquarie Harbour in 1822.
* " Van Diemen's Land ", also known as " The Gallant Poachers ", is a traditional Irish folk song
* " Van Diemen's Land " is the title of the second track from the rock band U2's album Rattle and Hum.
* Van Diemen's Land is referenced in the song " The Helm of Ned Kelly " by the group Blackbird Raum on their third album titled " Under the Starling Host "
* Van Diemen's Land is mentioned in the Irish and Australian folk song " The Wild Colonial Boy ".
* Among the Irish folk songs that mention Van Diemen's Land are " The Black Velvet Band ", " Back Home in Derry ", and " Van Diemen's Land ".

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* Jonathan auf der Heide, director of the 2009 film Van Dieman's Land

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This sense of moderation and fairness is superbly exemplified in an exchange of letters between John Jay and a Tory refugee, Peter Van Schaack.
However, a major factor in binding dirt is the attraction between surfaces that goes under the name of Van der Waal's forces.
Mrs. Harry K. Cohen is chairman of this phase and she is getting an artistic assist from A. Van Hollander, display director of Gimbel Brothers.
Characterized as a sociopath and a hardened juvenile delinquent, Alex is also intelligent and quick-witted, with sophisticated taste in music, being particularly fond of Beethoven, or " Lovely Ludwig Van.
Turkey's largest lake, Lake Van, is situated in the mountains at an elevation of.
The main basin is the Mus Valley, west of Lake Van.
These results refined Ernest Rutherford's and Antonius Van den Broek's model, which proposed that the atom contains in its nucleus a number of positive nuclear charges that is equal to its ( atomic ) number in the periodic table.
In They Do It With Mirrors ( 1952 ), it is mentioned that Miss Marple grew up in a cathedral close, and that she studied at an Italian finishing school with Americans Ruth Van Rydock and Caroline " Carrie " Louise Serrocold.
Van Mahotsav is an annual pan-Indian tree planting festival, occupying a week in the month of July. During this event millions of trees are planted.
Although gold has an atomic number of 79, immediately after Rutherford's paper appeared in 1911 Antonius Van den Broek made the intuitive suggestion that atomic number is nuclear charge.
This is philosophically unsatisfying to some and has motivated additional work in set theory and other methods of formalizing the foundations of mathematics such as New Foundations by Willard Van Orman Quine.
Van Driessen is a devoted hippie with a forgiving nature and gentle demeanor.
Van Driessen is fired from his job in the " School Test " episode by Principal McVicker, who blamed him for Beavis and Butt-Head being " so damn stupid.
The Territory is also technically divided into 5 administrative districts ( one for each of the four largest islands, and then a fifth for all other islands ), and into 6 civil registry districts ( three for Tortola, Jost Van Dyke, Virgin Gorda and Anegada ) although these have little practical relevance today.
* Jessica Van Sack is an award-winning reporter who covers local innovation, worldwide technology trends and social media.
Broadway crosses the Harlem River on the Broadway Bridge to Marble Hill and then enters The Bronx, where it is the eastern border of Riverdale and the western border of Van Cortlandt Park.
The European Council is similar to a configuration of the Council, it operates in a similar way and but is composed of the national leaders ( heads of government or state ) and has its own President, currently Herman Van Rompuy.
Under some circumstances, the signal radiated from the electron guns, scanning circuitry, and associated wiring of a CRT can be captured remotely and used to reconstruct what is shown on the CRT using a process called Van Eck phreaking.
Mark Bortz holds the record for most Bear playoff appearances, with 13 between 1983 and 1994, and is followed by Kevin Butler, Dennis Gentry, Dan Hampton, Jay Hilgenberg, Steve McMichael, Ron Rivera, Mike Singletary, and Keith Van Horne, who have each played in 12 playoff games.
Stoker's Dr. Abraham Van Helsing is a direct parallel to Le Fanu's vampire expert Baron Vordenburg: both characters used to investigate and catalyse actions in opposition to the vampire, and symbolically represent knowledge of the unknown and stability of mind in the onslaught of chaos and death.
It is not clear, however, if Van der Heul exercised this degree of responsibility because Kidd was nominally a privateer.
Van der Heul is also noteworthy because he may have been African or of African-American descent.
According to " Twenty rules for writing detective stories ," by Van Dine in 1928: " The detective story is a kind of intellectual game.

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