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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
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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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Palaeogeographically, the Lower Ordovician graptolites of the studied area are similar to other scattered records occurring in South-Polar Peri-Gondwanan terranes, where the scarcity of Rhabdinopora and other anisograptid graptolites is linked with the extensive development of shallow-water facies dominated by sandstones and green micaceous shales.
Ichnofauna of Early Ordovician was palaeogeographically controlled, although trilobite related ichnotaxa typical of Gondwana can be found rarely in Baltica and Laurentia.