- the science of physical geography.
- (formerly) geomorphology.
- the systematic description of nature in general.
Origin of physiography
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Examples from the Web for physiography
They belong especially in the branch of the science known as physiography.The Economic Aspect of Geology
C. K. Leith
Remarks on the physiography, Eskimo, and mammals of Southampton Island.The Barren Ground Caribou of Keewatin
Associated words: physiography, physiogony, connatural, connaturalness.Putnam's Word Book
Louis A. Flemming
It bears somewhat the same relation to the facts of human geography that a block diagram does to physiography.The Andes of Southern Peru
The physiography of the state is the evident determinant of its climate, fauna and flora.
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- See physical geography.
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