The Museo Naval will hold, between October 25 and 27 , the LIII Jornadas de Historia Marítima, dedicated to the scientist and soldier Antonio de Ulloa.

During the talks it will be gone over different aspects of his life and work, among which we remark his participation,with Jorge Juan and Santacilia, in the French geodesic mission, directed by Pierre Boggier and sponsored by Sciences Academy of France, with the aim of measuring the arch of a meridian near of Quito (Ecuador).

The conferences will take place at 18:00 p.m in the Salón de actos del Cuartel General de la Armada C/ Juan de Mena 7, Madrid.

The entrance is free until full capacity. 

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