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phys·i·og·ra·phy

 (fĭz′ē-ŏg′rə-fē)
phys′i·og′ra·pher n.
phys′i·o·graph′ic (-ə-grăf′ĭk), phys′i·o·graph′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
phys′i·o·graph′i·cal·ly adv.
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Whitehall Forest is a 305 ha experimental forest located in the Piedmont physiographic province.
Five physiographic regions meet here, making the area one of the most biologically diverse in the country.
Natural history of Ehrlichia chaffeensis in the Piedmont physiographic province of Georgia.
The progress of the epizootic appears most rapid in preferred raccoon habitats; however, major physiographic barriers, such as rivers and mountain ranges, can impede the epizootic advance [3-5].
To facilitate analysis, three major physiographic regions were delineated reflecting their declining suitability for crop agriculture, namely, terraces (between 30 and 40 feet), hills (above 40 feet), and floodplain (below 20 feet).
Equally important in influencing the extent of deforestation are physiographic factors that affect the cost of clearing land and that affect its suitability for agriculture - topography, nutrients in the soil, and how well the soil drains.
In the Basin and Range physiographic province, mineral deposits in bedrock are often buried by thick accumulations of sediment.
Regions for fishes might also be defined by physiographic provinces (Fenneman 1946) because different physiographies (even within a drainage) often support distinctive fish faunas (Hocutt and Wiley 1986, Jenkins and Burkhead 1994).
To the specific factor of economic development, they have added the factors of political stability, market opportunity, domestic cultural unity, legal barriers, domestic physiographic barriers and geocultural distance from other (supplying) countries.
Though in the myths some Ancestors were killed or disappeared beyond the boundaries of the people who sang about them, and others were metamorphosed as physiographic features (for example, a rocky outcrop or a waterhole) or manifested as or through sacred ritual objects usually of wood or stone (in Aranda tywerrenge, anglicized churinga ), their essential quality remains undiminished.
The southeastern United States is devoid of physiographic barriers to large mammal dispersal but has a history of fractionation induced by glacial activity (Cooke 1945; Winker and Howard 1977a,b).
The Childs forest land stretches broad across the Litchfield Hills in the highest part of the state's Western Upland physiographic province.