Author:Matthew Fontaine Maury

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Matthew Fontaine Maury
Officer in the United States Navy; American oceanographer, astronomer, meteorologist, cartographer, author, geologist, microscopist, scientist, historian, and educator.

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Matthew Fontaine Maury

Transcription by William Maury Morris aka "Brother Officer"


  • Physical Geography Of The Sea. New York: Harper & Brothers. 1855. Transcription by William Maury Morris II
    (Wikipedia article on Matthew Fontaine Maury and Wikisource book transcribed)
    1. Whaling Charts
    2. Wind and Current Charts
    3. Sailing Directions
    4. U.S.Navy Contributions to Science and Commerce (1847)
    5. Explanations and Sailing Directions to Accompany the Wind and Current Charts, 1851, 1854, 1855
    6. Lieut. Maury’s Investigations of the Winds and Currents of the Sea, 1851
    7. On the Probable Relation between Magnetism and the Circulation of the Atmosphere, 1851
    8. Maury’s Wind and Current Charts: Gales in the Atlantic, 1857
    9. The Physical Geography of the Sea, 1855, 1856, 1859
    10. Observations to Determine the Solar Parallax, 1856
    11. Amazon, and the Atlantic Slopes of South America, 1853
    12. Commander M. F. Maury on American Affairs, 1861
    13. The Physical Geography of the Sea and Its Meteorology, 1861, 1874
    14. Maury’s New Elements of Geography for Primary and Intermediate Classes
    15. Geography: "First Lessons"
    16. Elementary Geography: Designed for Primary and Intermediate Classes.
    17. Geography: "The World We Live In" by M. F. Maury
    18. Published Address of Com. M. F. Maury, before the Fair of the Agricultural & Mechanical Society.
    19. Geology: A Physical Survey of Virginia; Her Geographical Position, Its Commercial Advantages and National Importance, Virginia Military Institute, 1869
  • Maury's Vindication of the South,” in the Southern Historical Society Papers Volume 1, February 1876 (written 1871)
  • Patriotic Letters of Confederate Leaders,” in the Southern Historical Society Papers Volume 2, July 1876, reply to Konstantin Nikolayevich Romanov
  • First International Maritime Conference Held for Devising an Uniform System of Meteorological Observations at Sea Organized by Matthew Fontaine Maury, U.S.N. Official Report. (1853)

Addresses delivered by Matthew Fontaine Maury[edit]

Articles in The Popular Science Monthly Project[edit]

Works about Matthew Fontaine Maury[edit]

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