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Who Is the Portuguese nobleman who encouraged exploration and the science of navigation?

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  1. http://www.thornr.demon.co.uk/kchrist/phenry.html

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  2. Bartolomeu Perestrello is maybe who you are refering to.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bartolomeu_Perestrello

    In those times, many merchantmen did trade with faraway places, and as a necessity, created navigation charts to sail into the unknown. Navigation was in its beginnings in those days.

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