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Matthew Fontaine Maury (1806–1873)

Maury, Matthew Fontaine. An American naval officer, famous in science; born in Spottsylvania County, VA, Jan. 24, 1806; died in Lexington, VA, Feb. 1, 1873. His most distinguished work is ‘Physical Geography of the Sea’ (1855); he was also author of treatises on navigation, astronomy, and meteorology.