Definition of subaerial
: situated, formed, or occurring on or immediately adjacent to the surface of the earth subaerial erosion subaerial roots
subaeriallyplay \-ē-ə-lē\ adverb
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Submarine areas under US control out to the 200 mile limit are equal to the subaerial land area of this great nation, and yet the seabed resources have yet to be explored and inventoried.
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