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physical geography

n.
The study of the natural features of the earth's surface, especially in its current aspects, including land formations, climate, currents, and distribution of flora and fauna. Also called physiography.
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physical geography

n
(Physical Geography) the branch of geography that deals with the natural features of the earth's surface
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phys′ical geog′raphy


n.
the branch of geography concerned with natural features and phenomena of the earth's surface, as landforms, drainage features, climates, soils, and vegetation.
[1800–10]
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Noun1.physical geography - the study of physical features of the earth's surfacephysical geography - the study of physical features of the earth's surface
geographics, geography - study of the earth's surface; includes people's responses to topography and climate and soil and vegetation
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