orography

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o·rog·ra·phy

 (ô-rŏg′rə-fē)
n.
The study of the physical geography of mountains and mountain ranges.

or′o·graph′ic (ôr′ə-grăf′ĭk), or′o·graph′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
or′o·graph′i·cal·ly adv.

orography

(ɒˈrɒɡrəfɪ) or

orology

n
(Physical Geography) the study or mapping of relief, esp of mountains
oˈrographer, oˈrologist n
orographic, ˌoroˈgraphical, orological adj
ˌoroˈgraphically, ˌoroˈlogically adv

o•rog•ra•phy

(ɔˈrɒg rə fi, oʊˈrɒg-)

n.
the branch of physical geography dealing with mountains. Also called o•rol•o•gy (ɔˈrɒl ə dʒi, oʊˈrɒl-)
[1840–50]
or•o•graph•ic (ˌɔr əˈgræf ɪk, ˌɒr ə-) or`o•graph′i•cal, adj.
or`o•graph′i•cal•ly, adv.

orography, oreography

Physical Geography. the study of mountains and mountain systems. — orographic, oreographic, oreographical, orographical, adj.
See also: Mountains
the branch of physical geography that studies mountains and mountain systems. — orographic, orographical, adj.
See also: Geography

orography

The study of relief features such as mountains or the mapping of these.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.orography - the science of mountains
geology - a science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks
Translations

orography

[ɒˈrɒgrəfɪ] norografia