- the science of physical geography.
- (formerly) geomorphology.
- the systematic description of nature in general.
Origin of physiography
Related Words for physiographictopography, geopolitics, geology, cartography, physiography, topology, chorography
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Historical Examples of physiographic
The surface of Georgia is divided into five physiographic zones.
Diagram of physiographic features of the barrier beach of Tamaulipas.
This physiographic region covers most of the state and extends northward into Texas and a short distance southward into Veracruz.The Recent Mammals of Tamaulipas, Mexico
The continued and extreme growth of the Andes in later geologic periods has greatly favored structural and physiographic studies.The Andes of Southern Peru
Both in physiographic location and appearance the two sites are very similar.The Topanga Culture Final Report on Excavations, 1948
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- See physical geography.