geomorphology

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

Definition of geomorphology

plural

geomorphologies

  1. 1 :  a science that deals with the relief features of the earth or of another celestial body (such as the moon) and seeks an interpretation of them based on their origins and development

  2. 2 :  the features dealt with in geomorphology

geomorphologist

play \ˌjē-ə-mȯr-ˈfä-lə-jist\ noun

Examples of geomorphology in a sentence

  1. the unique character of desert geomorphology

Origin and Etymology of geomorphology

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1893


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