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ge·o·mor·phol·o·gy

 (jē′ō-môr-fŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The study of the evolution and configuration of landforms.

ge′o·mor′pho·log′ic (-môr′fə-lŏj′ĭk), ge′o·mor′pho·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
ge′o·mor′pho·log′i·cal·ly adv.
ge′o·mor·phol′o·gist n.
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geomorphology

(ˌdʒiːəʊmɔːˈfɒlədʒɪ) or

geomorphogeny

n
(Physical Geography) the branch of geology that is concerned with the structure, origin, and development of the topographical features of the earth's surface
geomorphological, ˌgeoˌmorphoˈlogic, geomorphogenic adj
ˌgeoˌmorphoˈlogically adv
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ge•o•mor•phol•o•gy

(ˌdʒi ə mɔrˈfɒl ə dʒi)

n.
the study of the characteristics, origin, and development of the form or surface features of the earth or other celestial bodies.
[1890–95]
ge`o•mor`pho•log′i•cal (-fəˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl) adj.
ge`o•mor•phol′o•gist, n.
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geomorphology

Physical Geography. the study of the characteristics, origins, and development of land forms. — geomorphologist, n.geomorphologic, geomorphological, adj.
See also: Form
the branch of geology that studies the form of the earth’s surface. — geomorphologist, n. — geomorphologic, geomorphological, adj.
See also: Earth
the study of the characteristics, origins, and development of land forms. — geomorphologist, n.geomorphologic, geomorphological, adj.
See also: Geography
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geomorphology

The study of the origins and development of the earth’s topographical features.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.geomorphology - the branch of geology that studies the characteristics and configuration and evolution of rocks and land forms
geophysical science, geophysics - geology that uses physical principles to study properties of the earth
plate tectonic theory, plate tectonics, tectonics - the branch of geology studying the folding and faulting of the earth's crust
lithology, petrology - the branch of geology that studies rocks: their origin and formation and mineral composition and classification
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Translations
geomorfologija
geomorfologi

geomorphology

[ˌdʒiːəʊmɔːˈfɒlədʒɪ] Ngeomorfología f
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