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.
Matthew Fontaine Maury

Transcription by William Maury Morris II aka "Brother Officer"


  • Whaling Charts
  • Wind and Current Charts
  • Sailing Directions
  • U.S.Navy Contributions to Science and Commerce (1847)
  • Explanations and Sailing Directions to Accompany the Wind and Current Charts, 1851, 1854, 1855
  • Lieut. Maury’s Investigations of the Winds and Currents of the Sea, 1851
  • On the Probable Relation between Magnetism and the Circulation of the Atmosphere, 1851
  • Maury’s Wind and Current Charts: Gales in the Atlantic, 1857
  • The Physical Geography of the Sea, 1855, 1856, 1859
  • Observations to Determine the Solar Parallax, 1856
  • Amazon, and the Atlantic Slopes of South America, 1853
  • Commander M. F. Maury on American Affairs, 1861
  • The Physical Geography of the Sea and Its Meteorology, 1861, 1874
  • Maury’s New Elements of Geography for Primary and Intermediate Classes
  • Geography: "First Lessons"
  • Elementary Geography: Designed for Primary and Intermediate Classes.
  • Geography: "The World We Live In" by M. F. Maury
  • Published Address of Com. M. F. Maury, before the Fair of the Agricultural & Mechanical Society.
  • 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]

  • For the Philodemic Society at the commencement of Georgetown College on August 28, 1846.

Articles in The Popular Science Monthly Project[edit]

Works about Matthew Fontaine Maury[edit]

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