palaeogeography

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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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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.
Geochemical coincidence of oils and organic matter in the lower PS and Diatomaceous series leads to the supposition of complex paleogeographical conditions.
Geographic patterns of endemism and speciation in amphibians and reptiles of the Ryukyu Archipelago, Japan, with special reference to their paleogeographical implications.
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.