thalassography

thalassographer, n.thalassographic /theuh las'euh graf"ik/, thalassographical, adj.
/thal'euh sog"reuh fee/, n.
oceanography, esp. that branch dealing with smaller bodies of water, as bays, sounds, and gulfs.
[1885-90; THALASSO- + -GRAPHY]

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