thalassography

thalassography

[thal-uh-sog-ruh-fee]
noun
oceanography, especially that branch dealing with smaller bodies of water, as bays, sounds, and gulfs.

Origin:
1885–90; thalasso- + -graphy

thalassographer, noun
thalassographic [thuh-las-uh-graf-ik] , thalassographical, adjective
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