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palaeogeography

(ˌpælɪəʊdʒɪˈɒɡrəfɪ)
n
(Physical Geography) the study of geographical features of the geological past
ˌpalaeogeˈographer n
palaeogeographical, ˌpalaeoˌgeoˈgraphic adj
ˌpalaeoˌgeoˈgraphically adv

paleogeography, palaeogeography

the branch of geography that studies the features of the earth of past geologie times. — paleogeographer, palaeogeographer, n.paleogeographic, palaeogeographic, paleogeographical, palaeogeographical, adj.
See also: Geography
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Noun1.palaeogeography - the study of the geography of ancient times or ancient epochspalaeogeography - the study of the geography of ancient times or ancient epochs
archaeology, archeology - the branch of anthropology that studies prehistoric people and their cultures
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The biostratigraphical and palaeogeographical framework of the earliest diversification of tetrapods (Late Devonian).
Palaeogeographical evolution of the Atlantic coast of Pampa and Patagonia from the last glacial maximum to the Middle Holocene.
The settlement had been situated on an islet not far from bigger island (Jaanits 1995, 247) and, despite the absence of a precise palaeogeographical reconstruction, its location whether directly on the seashore or at only a slight distance from it is likely.
Anatomy of the arvicoline radiation (Rodentia): palaeogeographical, palaeoecological history and evolutionary data.
These three intervals can also be recognized in the neighbour Basque--Cantabrian Basin and in the Lusitanian Basin of Portugal, delineating the palaeogeographical connection between these three basins during this period.
Earlier studies of extinct taxa have shown that the scale features change among different specimens, across body areas, and during the growth of individuals, but there are always distinct species-specific characteristics of the scales, which can be used for the taxonomic identification of fishes and also for phylogenetic, palaeogeographical, and other reconstructions (e.
2) The fine palaeogeographical and past climatic knowledge of the study area will allow defining the effects of environmental changes on genomic variation in the course of time.
1998, Palaeogeographical atlas of the epicontinental Permian and Mesozoic in Poland.
This contrasts with conventional palaeogeographical hypotheses that propose an Early Cretaceous separation of such landmasses (SMITH et al.
and P Chevremont (1994): Palaeogeographical reconstructions of the Pan-African/ Brasiliano orogen; closure of an oceanic domain or intracontinental convergence between major blocks?
Palaeogeographical implications of the Miocene Quendeque Formation (Bolivia) and tidally-influenced strata in southwestern Amazonia.