- the study of the characteristics, origin, and development of landforms.
Origin of geomorphology
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- the branch of geology that is concerned with the structure, origin, and development of the topographical features of the earth's surface
Word Origin and History for geomorphology
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- The scientific study of the formation, alteration, and configuration of landforms and their relationship with underlying structures.
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