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  • n. Plural form of hydrographer.

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Examples

  • There is nothing in the least like it shown on the chart anywhere near the spot which it actually occupies, yet how it has so far escaped the notice of the hydrographers is a puzzle to me.

    The Strange Adventures of Eric Blackburn

  • Discovered by hydrographers in the 1920's, the DSL accounts for 80% of all the biomass located in the mesopelagic zone, Whitty writes.

    Gulf Oil Spill's Worst-Hit Victims (Hint: You Can't See Them)

  • I am no expert in this field but do deal with equipment and such that is sold to hydrographers.

    An Analysis of the TOPEX Sea Level Record « Climate Audit

  • Again, the form, the size, and the inclination of the noble massif are wrongly laid down by the hydrographers.

    The Land of Midian

  • If navigation ever existed on the surface of the moon, it must have been wonderfully difficult and dangerous; and we may well pity the Selenite sailors and hydrographers; the former, when they came upon these perilous coasts, the latter when they took the soundings of its stormy banks.

    Round the Moon

  • "Because of the advanced survey equipment aboard Protea she is ideal for training hydrographers and the Navy is pleased to have assisted both the Mozambican and Madagascan authorities."

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The hydrographers would look puzzled and shake their heads if one asked where in the Gulf waters lay Poor Man's Rock.

    Poor Man's Rock

  • Lillie, and Pennell for their sounding, biological, and magnetic work respectively -- they were indefatigable, and even though it blew hard on occasions, thanks to Rennick's expert handling of the Lucas machine we obtained several soundings in 3000 fathoms when less ardent hydrographers would have surrendered to the bad weather.

    South with Scott

  • Baudin was referring to a boat party of his own, consisting of Boullanger, one of his hydrographers, a lieutenant and eight sailors.

    The Life of Captain Matthew Flinders

  • But Cartier has another, and much more personal, title to nautical fame, for he was the first and one of the best of Canadian hydrographers, and he wrote a book containing some descriptions worthy of comparison with those in the official 'Pilots' of to-day.

    All Afloat A Chronicle of Craft and Waterways

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