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Matthew Fontaine Maury

C. Alphonso Smith

Matthew Fontaine Maury

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Published in [Charlottesville? Va .
Written in English

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  • Maury, Matthew Fontaine, 1806-1873.

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    Statementby C. Alphonso Smith ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGC30.M4 S5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination10 p.
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6674551M
    LC Control Number25003723
    OCLC/WorldCa6460913


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The Maury family was quietly religious and gathered in their home for Bible readings morning and night. Matthew Fontaine Maury was an American astronomer, historian, oceanographer, meteorologist, cartographer, and geologist. He was born on Janu in Spotsylvania County, Virginia to parents of Dutch and French ancestry.

When he was fiveyears old, his family moved to Franklin, Tennessee. He wanted to follow in the footsteps of his older. While many of Maury's theories advanced in this volume have since been disproved, The Physical Geography of the Sea remains one of the seminal treatises on oceanography.

Nine editions of this work have been published, the latest in Author: Matthew Fontaine Maury () Date Published: ; Publisher: Harper & Brothers. Matthew Fontaine Maury. The American naval officer and oceanographer Matthew Fontaine Maury () is remembered chiefly for his The Physical Geography of the Sea ofnow recognized as the first textbook of modern oceanography.

On Jan. 14,Matthew Fontaine Maury was born near Fredericksburg, Va. Matthew Fontaine Maury, the Pathfinder of the Seas Charles Lee Lewis Full view - View all» References to this book.

The Lost Cause: The Confederate Exodus to Mexico Andrew F. Rolle Limited preview - David Glasgow Farragut: Admiral in the Making, Volume 1. Matthew Fontaine Maury has been nicknamed the "pathfinder of the seas" and the "father of modern oceanography".

This is a detailed biography of the man who created a science. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive/5.

Matthew Fontaine Maury Pathfinder of the seas Matthew Fontaine Maury believed that laymen could understand science. by Effie Munday. A glance at the late 18 th century scientific writings shows that God as creator was regularly mentioned.

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Matthew Fontaine Maury: "The Pathfinder of the Seas." Annapolis, MD: U.S. Naval Institute, Matthew Fontaine Maury. "On the Navigation of Cape Horn." American Journal of Science and Arts 26 (July ), Matthew Fontaine Maury.

"Plan of an Instrument for Finding the True Lunar Distance." American Journal of Science and Arts 26 (July. Also, many prominent teachers and researchers remained committed to their belief in God and His inspired Word.

One outstanding example is Matthew Fontaine Maury (). He was born in Virginia, and joined the U.S. Navy at age nineteen. Although an accomplished sailor, Maury always leaned toward the academic side of his profession.

Matthew Fontaine Maury’s unquestioning belief that revelation in scripture and revelation in nature was in perfect harmony led him to some remarkable discoveries. Science today is politically agenda driven, resulting in dubious results causing consequences, whose rippling effects damage every aspect of American culture and future.

A Brief Sketch of the Work of Matthew Fontaine Maury By Richard Launcelot Maury AD. INTRODUCTION. WHEN I took charge of the Georgia Room, in the Confederate Museum, in Richmond, Virginia inI found among the De Renne collection an engraving of the pleasant, intellectual face of Commodore Matthew Fontaine Maury, so I went to his son, Colonel Richard.

The best source of information on the Maury family is Sue C. West-Teague’s book, The Maury Family Tree: Descendants of Mary Anne Fontaine () and Matthew Maury (), published in This book is an update of her and editions on the Maury family.

It is available for purchase from the library. The U.S. Navy continues to bestow its commendation "well done" on Matthew Fontaine Maury for services rendered more than a century ago.

Each of the pilot charts issued monthly by the U.S. Naval Oceanographic Office bears the words "Founded upon the researches made in the early part of the nineteenth century by Matthew Fontaine Maury, while serving as a lieutenant in the.

In the end, Grady's new biography on Matthew Fontaine Maury, one of the most important marine scientists of the 19th century, needs to be recommended to all readers either interested in the history of science, the nexus between the navy and oceanographic research, or even only the maritime aspects of the Civil War.

In becoming "a useful man" on the maritime stage, Matthew Fontaine Maury focused on the ills of a clique-ridden Navy, charted sea lanes and bested Great Britain's admiralty in securing the fastest, safest routes to India and Australia. He helped bind the Old and New worlds with the laying of the transatlantic cable, forcefully advocated Southern rights in a troubled union, and.

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Matthew Fontaine Maury. Born: Jan Birthplace: Fredericksburg, VA Died: 1-Feb Location of death: Lexington, VA Cause of death: Exhaustion Remains: Buried, Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, VA Gender: Male Religion: Christian Race or Ethnicity: White Sexual orientation: Straight Occupation: Military, Scientist Nationality: United States Executive Born: Accreditation Announcement.

The Virginia Department of Education announced that all ACPS schools met the state benchmark for accreditation. Discover More. From an early age, Matthew Fontaine Maury was fascinated by the sea and sea faring. When a leg injury left midshipman Maury unfit for duty aboard the U.S.S.

Brandywine, he devoted himself full-time to the study of navigation, meteorology, the winds, and currents. matthew fontaine maury (Born Janudied February 1, ; appointed February 1,resigned Ap ) Author, First Book on.

Matthew Fontaine Maury was born in in Spotsylvania County, Virginia. Joining the U.S. Navy at the age of 19, Maury would sail around the world and rise through the ranks, but a stagecoach accident in left him unfit to continue on the high seas.

Commander William Lewis Herndon is a 1st cousin of Commodore Matthew Fontaine Maury and an uncle to Major General Dabney Herndon Maury.

Source text for this book donated by William Maury Morris II. Lieutenant Matthew Fontaine Maury - Pathfinder of the Seas.

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Matthew Fontaine Maury, (born Jan. 14,Spotsylvania county, Va., U.S.—died Feb. 1,Lexington, Va.), U.S. naval officer, pioneer hydrographer, and one of the founders of oceanography. Maury entered the navy in as a midshipman, circumnavigated the globe (–30), and in was promoted to the rank of lieutenant.

In he was lamed in a. On JanuAmerican astronomer, historian, oceanographer, meteorologist, cartographer, author, geologist, and educator Matthew Fontaine Maury was born. He is often referred to as Father of Modern Oceanography and Naval Meteorology, due to the publication of his extensive works in his books, especially The Physical Geography of the Sea.

“This book is an interesting account of the political and scientific battles Maury waged to promote more quantitative and predictive science. Recommended”—Choice; “well-researched recommend[ed]”—The Journal of Military History; “a remarkably thorough depth of Grady’s research is amply demonstrated by the very comprehensive.

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A Life of Matthew Fontaine Maury. London, England: Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington. Author John Grady talks about his book "Matthew Fontaine Maury, Father of Oceanography" =as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&tag.The statue of Matthew Fontaine Maury in Richmond, Virginia, recognizes the work the man who is known as the "Father of Oceanography and Naval Meteorology." Beside Maury's left foot are the Holy Bible and his book, "Physical Geography of the Seas." In his right hand he holds the "Wind and Current" charts he created and a pen and compass.

In consequence of these and other writings, the Navy Department sent LIEUTENANT STRAIN and several other naval officers, including engineer Lieut.

JOHN MINOR MAURY (a young nephew of Lieut. Matthew Fontaine Maury) being of the party, on the celebrated but ill fated DARIEN EXPLORING EXPEDITION, which, owing to defective maps and bad .