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bathymetry

(study and measurement of sea depths)

Bathymetry is the study (e.g., measurement) of the depths of bodies of water. Such measurement has significance on solar system moons that have lakes or oceans, even if subsurface. The term is sometimes used for bodies of liquids other than water.


(science,water,geology)
Further reading:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bathymetry

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