geomorphologic

geomorphology

[jee-uh-mawr-fol-uh-jee]
noun
the study of the characteristics, origin, and development of landforms.

Origin:
1890–95; geo- + morphology

geomorphological [jee-uh-mawr-phuh-loj-i-kuhl] , geomorphologic, adjective
geomorphologist, noun
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geomorphology or geomorphogeny (ˌdʒiːəʊmɔːˈfɒlədʒɪ, ˌdʒiːəʊmɔːˈfɒdʒənɪ)
 
n
the branch of geology that is concerned with the structure, origin, and development of the topographical features of the earth's surface
 
geomorphogeny or geomorphogeny
 
n
 
geomorphological or geomorphogeny
 
adj
 
geomorpho'logic or geomorphogeny
 
adj
 
geomorpho'logically or geomorphogeny
 
adv

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geomorphology   (jē'ō-môr-fŏl'ə-jē)  Pronunciation Key 
The scientific study of the formation, alteration, and configuration of landforms and their relationship with underlying structures.
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