paleogeography

[ pey-lee-oh-jee-og-ruh-fee or, especially British, pal-ee- ]
/ ˌpeɪ li oʊ dʒiˈɒg rə fi or, especially British, ˌpæl i- /

noun

the science of representing the earth's geographic features belonging to any part of the geologic past.

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Origin of paleogeography

First recorded in 1880–85; paleo- + geography

OTHER WORDS FROM paleogeography

pa·le·o·ge·og·ra·pher, nounpa·le·o·ge·o·graph·ic [pey-lee-oh-jee-uh-graf-ik or, especially British, pal-ee-], /ˌpeɪ li oʊˌdʒi əˈgræf ɪk or, especially British, ˌpæl i-/, pa·le·o·ge·o·graph·i·cal, adjectivepa·le·o·ge·o·graph·i·cal·ly, adverb
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