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Related to orography: orographic
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.
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(Physical Geography) the study or mapping of relief, esp of mountains
oˈrographer, oˈrologist n
orographic, ˌoroˈgraphical, orological adj
ˌoroˈgraphically, ˌoroˈlogically adv
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o•rog•ra•phy(ɔˈrɒg rə fi, oʊˈrɒg-)
the branch of physical geography dealing with mountains. Also called o•rol•o•gy (ɔˈrɒl ə dʒi, oʊˈrɒl-)
or•o•graph•ic (ˌɔr əˈgræf ɪk, ˌɒr ə-) or`o•graph′i•cal, adj.
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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
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The study of relief features such as mountains or the mapping of these.
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