astrogeology

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astrogeology

[‚as·trō‚jē′äl·ə·jē]
(astronomy)
The science that applies the principles of geology, geochemistry, and geophysics to the moon and planets other than the earth.
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During his nearly half century of building KC Publications, he has worked with such notable figures as virtually all the National Parks Directors, Arizona Senator Barry Goldwater, former United States Secretary of the Interior Stuart Udall, Astrogeologist Eugene Shoemaker and Senator Harry Reid, Speaker of the House.
I'd like to thank astronomy author and astrogeologist Brent A.
crater expert and astrogeologist Eugene Shoemaker at the U.
Shoemaker, the greatest astrogeologist of our time, was killed last July 18th in a head-on vehicular crash in the remote Australian outback near Alice Springs.