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geomorphology

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noun geo·mor·phol·o·gy \-mȯr-ˈfä-lə-jē\

Definition of geomorphology

plural geo·mor·phol·o·gies

  1. 1 :  a science that deals with the relief features of the earth or of another celestial body (as the moon) and seeks a genetic interpretation of them

  2. 2 :  the features dealt with in geomorphology

geo·mor·phol·o·gist play \-mȯr-ˈfä-lə-jist\ noun


Examples of geomorphology

  1. <the unique character of desert geomorphology>



Origin of geomorphology

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1893


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