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areographic

[‚ar·ē·ō′graf·ik]
(astronomy)
Referring to positions on Mars measured in latitude from the planet's equator and in longitude from a reference meridian.
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Therefore, in every cap recession graphic the relative function R([L.sub.S]) does not refer to a particular Martian areographic longitude.
Areography is the study of geographical ranges of taxa (Rapoport 1982), but with the exception of Anderson and Marcus (1993), areographic studies that focus on gradients of species richness have not addressed the problem of spatial scale in a comprehensive fashion.