photogeology

noun
pho·​to·​ge·​ol·​o·​gy | \ ˌfō-tō-jē-ˈä-lə-jē How to pronounce photogeology (audio) \

Definition of photogeology

: a branch of geology concerned with the identification and study of geologic features through the study of aerial or orbital photographs

Other Words from photogeology

photogeologic \ ˌfō-​tō-​ˌjē-​ə-​ˈlä-​jik How to pronounce photogeology (audio) \ or less commonly photogeological \ ˌfō-​tō-​ˌjē-​ə-​ˈlä-​ji-​kəl How to pronounce photogeology (audio) \ adjective
photogeologist \ ˌfō-​tō-​ˌjē-​ˈä-​lə-​jist How to pronounce photogeology (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of photogeology

1941, in the meaning defined above

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20 Jan 2021

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“Photogeology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/photogeology. Accessed 9 Mar. 2021.

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