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1550 ca1594-15971597, Jun 20
a Dutch navigator, cartographer, and Arctic explorer. He went on three expeditions to the far north in search for a Northeast passage. During his third expedition, the crew was stranded on Nova Zembla for almost a year.
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05/18/1596-Willem Barentsz leaves Amsterdam for Novaya Zemlya 
07/17/1596-Dutch explorer Willem Barentsz arrives at Novaya Zemlya
06/14/1597-At 4:30 AM Willem Barentsz leaves Novaya Zemlya for Netherlands 
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Gerrit de Veer
a Dutch officer on Willem Barentsz' second and third voyages (1595 and 1596) in search of the Northeast passage. De Veer kept a diary of the voyages...
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