one who maps or studies the planet Mars
The local indistinctness and confusion that so often puzzle the areographer.
The scientists included, to name a few of them, John Nisbit, Canadian astronomer, Anido Castelar, Chilean archaeologist…and Paul Rhodes, South African areographer.
A whole series of photographs which not only confirmed the drawings of the great French areographer Antoniadi but showed a number of single and even double canals which were also observed visually.
His eye could already resolve details smaller than fifty kilometers across, so that he could have seen a Sicily or even a Long Island, had Earth’s areographers been whimsical enough to put on on the map of Mars.
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