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Oceanographer

Matthew Fontaine Maury

Matthew Fontaine Maury About Oceanographer who was the first to theorize about the Northwest Passage, a sea route through the Arctic Ocean, along the northern coast of North America. He was the Superintendent of the U.S. Naval Observatory until he resigned and joined the Confederacy at the outbreak of the Civil War. Other Informations He …

Oceanographer

Simone Melchior Cousteau

Simone Melchior Cousteau About Wife of the famed scuba diver Jacques Cousteau who became the first woman to wear a diving suit.  Other Informations She met her future husband at a party when she was 18. She let Jacques take the on-screen fame, while she helped him behind the scenes. She was married to Jacques …

Oceanographer

Clive Cussler

Clive Cussler About An oceanographer and best-selling author, he is particularly known for his Dirk Pitt adventure novels. His other serial works include the Oregon Files and the Isaac Bell Adventures. Other Informations He became an Eagle Scout at the young age of fourteen. He briefly studied at Pasadena City College before serving in the …

Oceanographer

Charles Alden Black

Charles Alden Black About California-born businessman, Naval officer, and oceanographer. Other Informations He studied at Stanford University and Harvard Business School, before joining the Navy during World War II. He worked as an executive for the Dole Pineapple Company. He later founded Mardela Corp., a California fishery. He was married to actress Shirley Temple, with …