palaeogeography

/ (ˌpælɪəʊdʒɪˈɒɡrəfɪ) /

noun

the study of geographical features of the geological past

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Derived forms of palaeogeography

palaeogeographer, nounpalaeogeographical (ˌpælɪəʊˌdʒiːəʊˈɡræfɪkəl) or palaeogeographic, adjectivepalaeogeographically, adverb
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