the study or mapping of the planet Mars
These names we shall make use of in giving a very brief sketch of the Martial oceans and continents; in other words, a brief treatise on areography.
Areography, equivalent to ‘geography’ for Earth. From ‘Ares’, Greek for Mars.
Well, I don’t know. I'm interested in areography, but I like biology too.
R.A. Proctor, Lands and Seas of Another World
Earliest cite in the OED database: 1870
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