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[mawr-ee, mor-ee] /ˈmɔr i, ˈmɒr i/

Matthew Fontaine
[fon-teyn,, fon-teyn] /fɒnˈteɪn,, ˈfɒn teɪn/ (Show IPA), 1806–73, U.S. naval officer and scientist.
Matthew Fontaine. 1806–73, US pioneer hydrographer and oceanographer
American naval officer and oceanographer who charted the currents and winds of the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans and wrote the pioneering book Physical Geography of the Sea (1855).


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