Full record for areological adj.

Definition of, pertaining to, or derived from areology; such as is described, investigated, or ascertained by areology
OED requirements antedating 1932
Earliest cite J. Williamson & L. Schwartzman 'Red Slag of Mars'
Comment Mike Christie submitted a 1992 cite from Kim Stanley Robinson's "Red Mars".
Rick Hauptmann submitted a 1932 cite from Jack Williamson and Laurence Schwartzman's "Red Slag of Mars".
Dan Tilque submitted a cite from a reprint of Arthur C. Clarke's "Sands of Mars"; however the spelling is "aerological" or "aereological" in all versions we have checked. We would like to check the 1952 Gnome Press first edition.
Ralf Brown submitted a cite from Greg Bear's "Moving Mars"; Mike Christie verified the cite in the 1993 first edition.
Douglas Winston submitted a 2006 cite from Peter F. Hamilton's "Judas Unchained"

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Citations for areological adj.

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1992 K. S. Robinson Red Mars 240 Excavations accompanied by intensive areological studies were being conducted by scientists working for UNOMA and‥the transnationals; all trying to find clues that would enable them to locate more deposits.
1992 K. S. Robinson Red Mars 419 ‘See,’ Nadia said, pointing at an areological map of the canyon that she had called onto the rover's screen, ‘there's a big fault there behind that whole overhanging piece.’
1993 G. Bear Moving Mars 12 Many BMs merged and in time agreed to divide Mars into areological districts and develop resources in cooperation.
1993 K. S. Robinson Red Mars (1993) 419 ‘See,’ Nadia said, pointing at an areological map of the canyon that she had called onto the rover's screen.
1993 G. Bear Moving Mars 56 No major areological activity for the past billion years. Marble takes heat and pressure to form. Mars is asleep. It can't do the job any more.
1993 G. Bear Moving Mars 2 Many BMs merged and in time agreed to divide Mars into areological districts and develop resources in cooperation.
1993 G. Bear Moving Mars 280 The landscape around the site was as barren as I remembered from vids seen in areological studies in second form.
2005 P. F. Hamilton Judas Unchained i. 41 ‘And what sort of science goes on there?’ ‘Just about the full range of planetary science remote sensing: meteorological, geological—I should say Areological—solar physics, radiation. It's a long list; you name the subject and it'll have its own set of instruments up there busy watching. They're all over Mars, relaying their readings to Arabia Terra, which in turn sends them to us’.
2006 P. F. Hamilton Judas Unchained 38 Just about the full range of planetary science remote sensing: meteorological, geological—I should say areological—solar physics, radiation. It's a long list; you name the subject and it'll have its own set of instruments up there busy watching. They're all over Mars, relaying their readings to Arabia Terra, which in turn sends them to us.