Of or pertaining to the sea; produced by the sea.
From M.E. maryne, from M.Fr. marin, from O.Fr. marin "of the sea, maritime," from L. marinus "of the sea," from mare "sea, the sea, seawater," from PIE *mori- "body of water, lake."
Daryâyi "of, or pertaining to the sea," from daryâ, → sea.
(Adj.) Located, occurring, operating, or living beneath the surface of the → sea.
Geology: A long, steep elevation of the deep sea floor.
Fr.: source sous-marine
Hydrology: A freshwater spring that emerges off the seashore.
Fr.: Valles Marineris
A system of canyons located just south of the Martian equator. The system is about 4000 km long. The central individual troughs, generally 50 to 100 km wide, merge into a depression as much as 600 km wide. In places the canyon floor reaches a depth of 10 km, 6 to 7 times deeper than the Grand Canyon on Earth.
L. Valles Marineris "Mariner's Valleys," named after the Mars orbiter Mariner 9, which discovered the Martian canyon in 1971-72. → valley.