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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).
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(Biography) Matthew Fontaine. 1806–73, US pioneer hydrographer and oceanographer
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Mau•ry(ˈmɔr i, ˈmɒr i)
Matthew Fontaine, 1806–73, U.S. naval officer and scientist.
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