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ge·o·mor·phol·o·gy

 (jē′ō-môr-fŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The study of the evolution and configuration of landforms.

ge′o·mor′pho·log′ic (-môr′fə-lŏj′ĭk), ge′o·mor′pho·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
ge′o·mor′pho·log′i·cal·ly adv.
ge′o·mor·phol′o·gist n.

geomorphology

(ˌdʒiːəʊmɔːˈfɒlədʒɪ) or

geomorphogeny

n
(Physical Geography) the branch of geology that is concerned with the structure, origin, and development of the topographical features of the earth's surface
geomorphological, ˌgeoˌmorphoˈlogic, geomorphogenic adj
ˌgeoˌmorphoˈlogically adv

ge•o•mor•phol•o•gy

(ˌdʒi ə mɔrˈfɒl ə dʒi)

n.
the study of the characteristics, origin, and development of the form or surface features of the earth or other celestial bodies.
[1890–95]
ge`o•mor`pho•log′i•cal (-fəˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl) adj.
ge`o•mor•phol′o•gist, n.

geomorphology

Physical Geography. the study of the characteristics, origins, and development of land forms. — geomorphologist, n.geomorphologic, geomorphological, adj.
See also: Form
the branch of geology that studies the form of the earth’s surface. — geomorphologist, n. — geomorphologic, geomorphological, adj.
See also: Earth
the study of the characteristics, origins, and development of land forms. — geomorphologist, n.geomorphologic, geomorphological, adj.
See also: Geography

geomorphology

The study of the origins and development of the earth’s topographical features.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.geomorphology - the branch of geology that studies the characteristics and configuration and evolution of rocks and land forms
geophysical science, geophysics - geology that uses physical principles to study properties of the earth
plate tectonic theory, plate tectonics, tectonics - the branch of geology studying the folding and faulting of the earth's crust
lithology, petrology - the branch of geology that studies rocks: their origin and formation and mineral composition and classification
Translations
geomorfologija
geomorfologi

geomorphology

[ˌdʒiːəʊmɔːˈfɒlədʒɪ] Ngeomorfología f
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Western part which is geomorphologically more active than the eastern part, so that the most indices have moderate to high activity rates which results from the existence of some faults in this area.
Geomorphologically, the area lies on the former alluvial terrace on the left bank of the Jarama River Basin on quaternary calcareous sediments with high carbonate values.
Kriging and NN were found to perform well in these contexts and can be adopted for geomorphologically smooth and small areas.
In a tropical and geomorphologically active landscape often considered challenging both for early human occupation and for the preservation of hunter-gatherer sites, the newly discovered shell middens provide evidence for early to middle Holocene occupation and illustrate the potential for identifying and interpreting early open-air archaeological sites in western Amazonia," arcaheologists (http://www.
The province of British Columbia is an ecologically, climatically, and geomorphologically diverse area covering 947,000 km2 that contains a lengthy coastline, high mountain ranges, and a desert region (Figure 1).
Geomorphologically, the area of Lakhwar catchment is rugged with lofty ridges of mountain terrain, which are generally aligned in northwest-southwest direction and are mostly dissected by drains and deep ravines.
2002), and geomorphologically consistent with a typical colluviated--alluviated hillslope profile.