Marie Tharp

Geologist, Academic

1920 – 2006

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Who was Marie Tharp?

Marie Tharp was an American geologist and oceanographic cartographer who, in partnership with Bruce Heezen, created the first scientific map of the entire ocean floor. Tharp's work revealed the presence of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge and revolutionized scientific understanding of continental drift.

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Born
Jul 30, 1920
Ypsilanti
Also known as
  • 玛丽·萨普
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Ohio University
  • University of Tulsa
  • University of Michigan
Lived in
  • United States of America
Died
Aug 23, 2006
Nyack

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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