pho·​to·​ge·​ol·​o·​gy ˌfō-tō-jē-ˈä-lə-jē How to pronounce photogeology (audio)
: a branch of geology concerned with the identification and study of geologic features through the study of aerial or orbital photographs
photogeologic adjective
or less commonly photogeological
photogeologist noun

Word History

First Known Use

1941, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of photogeology was in 1941

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Cite this Entry

“Photogeology.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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