Maury Matthew Fontaine

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).
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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 book Physical Geography of the Sea (1855).
The American Heritage® Student Science Dictionary, Second Edition. Copyright © 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.