areography


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areography

(ˌɛərɪˈɒɡrəfɪ)
n
(Astronomy) the description of the physical features, such as the surface, atmosphere, etc, of the planet Mars
[C19: from Greek Areos Mars + -graphy]

areography

Astronomy. a topographical description of the planet Mars.
See also: Mars
the study of the physical features of the planet Mars.
See also: Planets
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Climate diagram and biological control: an example from the areography of the ladybird Chilocorus nigritus (Fabricius, 1798) (Insecta, Coleoptera, Coccinellidae).
Such a plate, well and truly described and measured, could provide several weeks of work, and we put the facts of Areography in a degree of precision which we haven't had until this day.