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photogeology

[foh-toh-jee-ol-uh-jee] /ˌfoʊ toʊ dʒiˈɒl ə dʒi/
noun
1.
the technique of interpreting geology from aerial photographs or compiling geologic maps therefrom.
Origin of photogeology
1940-1945
First recorded in 1940-45; photo- + geology
Related forms
photogeologic
[foh-toh-jee-uh-loj-ik] /ˌfoʊ toʊˌdʒi əˈlɒdʒ ɪk/ (Show IPA),
photogeological, adjective
photogeologically, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for photogeology

photogeology

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