ABOUT JUAN DE LANGARA

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Juan de Langara

1736-1806

Spanish naval officer and Minister of Marine. From 1766 until 1771 Langara made several scientific expeditions, among others, three voyages to the Philippines and the Chinese seas, and made several important contributions in cartography. In 1774 he commanded the frigate La Rosalia on a scientific expedition, which led to several important discoveries with regards to pilotage and navigation.

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