physiography definition

  • noun:
    • See physical geography.
    • The subfield of geography that studies real patterns and processes of Earth. It is designed to comprehend the causes that produce and change rocks, oceans, weather, and international flora and fauna patterns.
    • The technology which treats regarding the planet's outside physical features, environment, life, etc., and of the real motions or changes on the planet's surface, once the currents associated with environment and sea, the secular variations in temperature, dampness, magnetism, etc.; physical location.
    • The descriptive section of a normal research as distinguished through the explanatory or theoretic part.
    • A word of instead adjustable meaning, but, because so many usually utilized, nearly or rather the same as actual location (which see, under actual). Also referred to as geophysics.
    • [for use of the word physiography by Huxley, as meaning a peculiar kind of physical geography, start to see the after quote.
    • the study of actual features of our planet's surface

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