Matthew Fontaine Maury

Matthew Fontaine Maury (HM1SR)

Location: Spotsylvania, VA 22553 Spotsylvania County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 17.32', W 77° 38.235'

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Near this spot was born
Matthew Fontaine
1806 Maury 1873

Pathfinder of the seas
Author of physical geography of the sea
Founder of the science of meteorology
First to conceive the idea of an Atlantic Cable
Under his direction the first cable was laid 1858
Father of the U.S. Naval Observatory
Erected by the
Maury Birthplace Association
J.T. Goolrick, Organizer.
HM NumberHM1SR
Placed ByMaury Birthplace Association
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Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 4:23am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 269347 N 4241134
Decimal Degrees38.28866667, -77.63725000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 17.32', W 77° 38.235'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 17' 19.20" N, 77° 38' 14.10" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 8467-8589 Military Park Rd, Spotsylvania VA 22553, US
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