Hydrographic



[hahy-drog-ruh-fee] /haɪˈdrɒg rə fi/

noun
1.
the science of the measurement, description, and mapping of the surface waters of the earth, with special reference to their use for navigation.
2.
those parts of a map, collectively, that represent surface waters.
/ˌhaɪdrəˈɡræfɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to hydrographics
/haɪˈdrɒɡrəfɪ/
noun
1.
the study, surveying, and mapping of the oceans, seas, and rivers Compare hydrology
2.
the oceans, seas, and rivers as represented on a chart
n.

1550s, from hydro- + -graphy. Related: Hydrographic
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