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hydrography

hydrography  

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N. the science that deals with the measurements and description of the physical features of the oceans, seas, lakes, rivers, and their adjoining coastal areas, with reference to their use for ...
hydrological budget

hydrological budget  

An account of the inflow to, storage in, and outflow from a hydrological unit over a given period of time, such as a year.
Melaleuca tree

Melaleuca tree  

An Australian shrub (Melaleuca quinquenervia), also known as the tea tree, whose extracted oil has antiseptic and healing properties. It has invaded wetlands of south Florida, displacing native ...
pedogenesis

pedogenesis  

The natural process of soil formation, including a variety of subsidiary processes such as humification, weathering, leaching, and calcification.
pipe

pipe  

1 Nearly vertical, cylindrical body or opening in rock.2 In mining, an ore shoot at the intersection of two barren veins.3 At Kimberley, South Africa, pipes of diamond-bearing breccia.4 In ...

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