Maury Matthew Fontaine


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Mau·ry

 (môr′ē), Matthew Fontaine 1806-1873.
American naval officer and oceanographer who charted the currents and winds of the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans and wrote the pioneering Physical Geography of the Sea (1855).

Mau·ry

(môr′ē), Matthew Fontaine 1806-1873.
American naval officer and oceanographer who charted the currents and winds of the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans and wrote the pioneering book Physical Geography of the Sea (1855).