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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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Geochemical coincidence of oils and organic matter in the lower PS and Diatomaceous series leads to the supposition of complex paleogeographical conditions.
The new stratigraphical, sedimentological and paleontological data and interpretations presented here involve important chronostratigraphical, paleoenvironmental and paleogeographical implications for the South Iberian Basin during the Late Jurassic-Early Cretaceous.
Using multiple environmental proxies to determine degree of marine influence and paleogeographical position of the Joggins Fossil Cliffs, UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Biogeographic analysis of Crocidiinae (Diptera, Bombyliidae): finding congruence among morphological, molecular, fossil and paleogeographical data.
New Overviews on paleogeographical distribution of the species of Loftusia in the Tethyan Ocean of Maastrichtian, Yerbilimleri, 22: 79-93.
Moreover, as early as the first half of the 20th century, when human activity was not yet very intense in the region, the presence of savanna vegetation on the Trans-Isthmian Mountains was reported (Williams, 1939; Goldman, 1951), and paleogeographical and paleozoological data suggest that savannas or analoge grasslands were already present in Mexico since Middle or even Early Tertiary (Rzedowski, 1975).
All are interpreted as freshwater deposits, although it has long been recognized that the Trinity Group consists of units ranging from terrestrial to marine marginal to marine, a paleogeographical situation in which the sequences contain marine interbeds indicative of intermittent transgressions by epicontinental marine waters.
Geographical and paleogeographical analysis: The reconstruction of the distribution area of E.
Dominance of Acacia, Caesalpinia, Cassia, Mimosa, and other leguminous trees and shrubs reveals pantropical relationships of thorny communities of the New and Old worlds related to paleoclimatic and paleogeographical events (M.