physical geography definition

  • noun:
    • the research of normal attributes of the earth's area, particularly in its current aspects, including land formation, climate, currents, and circulation of plants and creatures. Also referred to as physiography.
    • The subfield of location that scientific studies actual habits and operations of Earth. It is designed to understand the forces that produce and alter stones, oceans, climate, and worldwide flora and fauna patterns.
    • snacks of the conformation associated with the planet's area, regarding the distribution of land and liquid, of nutrients, plants, creatures, etc., and is applicable the maxims of physics toward explanation of diversities of climate, productions, etc.
    • the research of physical attributes of the planet earth's area
  • adjective:
    • See under Geography.

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