Marie Tharp Biography: Marie Tharp is an American geologist and oceanographic cartographer, who is now popular for being featured on Google Doodle. Marie Tharp is known for her work as the first scientific map of the Atlantic Ocean floor, which she did with Bruce Heezen. On November 21, 2022, google celebrated Marie Tharp’s life. Marie Tharp is also popular for helping prove the theories of continental drift.
Marie Tharp Career
Marie Tharp was one of the first and greatest women to work at the Lamont Geological Observatory, Marie Tharp has written many books and some of her popular and award-winning books are The Floors Of The Oceans, V1: The North Atlantic.
Marie Tharp’s mother was a German and Latin teacher meanwhile her father was a soil surveyor for the United States Department of Agriculture. Marie Tharp is known for her Seafloor topography work. Marie Tharp has contributed a lot in the Scientific career Fields like Geology, Oceanography, and she has started some institutions such as Institutions Lamont–Doherty Earth Observatory and Columbia University.
Marie Tharp is known for her many other works and she also won several awards for her work in 1978, she won the National Geographic Society’s Hubbard Medal, and in 1996, she won the Society of Woman Geographers Outstanding Achievement Award after that in 1999, she won the Woods Holes Oceanographic Institution’s Mary Sears Woman Pioneer in Oceanography Award and also in 2001 Marie won the Lamont–Doherty Earth Observatory Heritage Award.
Marie Tharp Biography and Age
Marie Tharp was born on July 30, 1920, in Ypsilanti, Michigan, United States and she was 86 years old when she died on August 23, 2006 (aged 86) in Nyack, New York, United States after she suffered from cancer. Apart from these cities, she has also lived in Tulsa, Ohio.
Marie Tharp attended a private school in Ohio and graduated with a high school education after that she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in English and music and four minors in 1943 from Ohio University and after that, she attended the University of Michigan and received her master’s degree. After that went to attend the University of Tulsa and received her second BSc.
Marie Tharp Family and Parents
Marie Tharp was born to her mother Bertha Louise Tharp and father William Edgar Tharp. Marie Tharp was the only child of her parents. Marie Tharp learned mapmaking from her father and she often went to her father while he is working and she got interested in it. After that, her father retired and after that, her family lived in many cities & Marie has to change many schools in Alabama, Iowa, Michigan, and Indiana.
Marie Tharp Husband and Children
Marie Tharp was a married woman, but later she divorced. Marie Tharp married David Flanagan in 1948 and moved with him to New York. after that, the couple lived together till 1952 and in that year they divorced and separated. The couple had no children.
Marie Tharp Net Worth
Marie Tharp is an award-winning geologist and oceanographic cartographer, and she wrote many books & she has also done many other works and her estimated net worth as of 2006 is approx $1 million.
Marie Tharp is an American geologist and oceanographic cartographer, who is now popular for being featured on Google Doodle.
Marie Tharp is 86 years old.
Marie Tharp is from Ypsilanti, Michigan, United States.
David Flanagan was the husband of Marie Tharp.