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photogeology

[foh-toh-jee-ol-uh-jee]
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noun
  1. the technique of interpreting geology from aerial photographs or compiling geologic maps therefrom.

Origin of photogeology

First recorded in 1940–45; photo- + geology
Related formspho·to·ge·o·log·ic [foh-toh-jee-uh-loj-ik] /ˌfoʊ toʊˌdʒi əˈlɒdʒ ɪk/, pho·to·ge·o·log·i·cal, adjectivepho·to·ge·o·log·i·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for photogeology

photogeology

noun
  1. the study and identification of geological phenomena using aerial photographs
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