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1. geomorphology

noun. ['ˌdʒiːəˌmɔrˈfɑːlədʒi'] the branch of geology that studies the characteristics and configuration and evolution of rocks and land forms.

Synonyms

  • plate tectonic theory
  • plate tectonics
  • petrology
  • geophysics
  • lithology
  • morphology
  • tectonics

Etymology

  • geo- (English)
  • morphology (English)

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Example sentences of the word geomorphology


1. Noun, singular or mass
Analyzing geomorphology means understanding why and how the existing landforms came to be.

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