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date: 21 March 2019

Maury, Matthew Fontaine (1806–1873), naval oceanographer. 

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the History of American Science, Medicine, and Technology
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Hugh Richard SlottenHugh Richard Slotten

Born near Fredericksburg, Virginia, Matthew Fontaine Maury grew up in Tennessee. His formal education was limited. After graduating from Harpeth ...

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