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paleogeology

[pey-lee-oh-jee-ol-uh-jee; especially British pal-ee-]
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noun
  1. the science of representing geologic conditions of some given time in past earth history.
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Origin of paleogeology

First recorded in 1930–35; paleo- + geology
Related formspa·le·o·ge·o·log·ic [pey-lee-oh-jee-uh-loj-ik; especially British pal-ee-] /ˌpeɪ li oʊˌdʒi əˈlɒdʒ ɪk; especially British ˌpæl i-/, adjective
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