thalassography

thalassography

(ˌθæləˈsɒɡrəfɪ)
n
(Physical Geography) the study of the sea; oceanography

thalassography

1. the branch of oceanography that studies smaller bodies of water, as sounds, gulfs, etc.
2. oceanography in general. — thalassographer, n. — thalassographic, thalassographical, adj.
See also: Sea
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