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Definition of Geomorphology

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study of the origin and configuration of land formations on the Earth's surface
Geomorphology Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
Soil Glossary - Mani
The study of the origin of physical features of the Earth, as they are related to geological structure and denudation.
Agricultural Glossary/yigini2004
The study of the origin of physical features of the Earth, as they are related to geological structure and denudation.
Glossary Of Geography
The study of the arrangement and form of the Earth's crust and of the relationship between these physical features and the geologic structures beneath.
Geomorphology Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Geomorphology (from Greek: , ge, "earth"; , morfé, "form"; and λόγος, logos, "study") is the scientific study of landforms and the processes that shape them. Geomorphologists seek to understand why landscapes look the way they do, to understand landform history and dynamics and to predict changes through a combination of field observations, physical experiments and numerical modeling. Geomorphology is practiced within physical geography, geology, geodesy, engineering geology, archaeology and geotechnical engineering. This broad base of interest contributes to many research styles and interests within the field.

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Geomorphology Definition from Society & Culture Dictionaries & Glossaries
Environmental Engineering (English ver.)
That branch of both physiography and geology that deals with the form of the earth, the general configuration of its surface, and the changes that take place in the evolution of land forms. The term usually applies to the origins and dynamic morphology (changing structure and form) of the earth's land surfaces, but it can also include the morphology of the sea floor and the analysis of extraterrestrial terrains. Sometimes included in the field of physical geography, geomorphology is really the geological aspect of the visible landscape. Also see Geomorphology, Historical, and Geomorphology, Process.
Geomorphology Definition from Entertainment & Music Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Geomorphology Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. the branch of geology that studies the characteristics and configuration and evolution of rocks and land forms
(synonym) morphology
(hypernym) geophysics, geophysical science
(hyponym) tectonics, plate tectonics, plate tectonic theory