areography

noun (1)
ar·​e·​og·​ra·​phy | \ ˌer-ē-ˈä-grə-fē \
plural -es

Definition of areography

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: description of the surface of the planet Mars

areography

noun (2)
\ ˌer-ē-ˈä-grə-fē \
plural -es

Definition of areography (Entry 2 of 2)

: descriptive biogeography

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Noun (1)

areographic \ ˌer-​ē-​ə-​ˈgra-​fik \ adjective
Mariner 6 emerged from behind the disk of Mars on the night side, near the north pole, in areographic latitude 79° north, longitude 274°. Sky & Telescope, October 1969

History and Etymology for areography

Noun (1)

areo- + -graphy

Noun (2)

area + -o- + -graphy

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“Areography.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/areography. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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