geomorphology[-môr fäl′ə jē]
geomorphology definition by Webster's New World
the science dealing with the nature and origin of the earth's topographic features
Origin: geo- plush morphology
geomorphology definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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The study of the evolution and configuration of landforms.
- geˌo·morˌpho·logˈic , geˌo·morˌpho·logˈi·cal adjective
- geˌo·morˌpho·logˈi·cal·ly adverb
- geˌo·mor·pholˈo·gist noun
geomorphology - Science Definition
The scientific study of the formation, alteration, and configuration of landforms and their relationship with underlying structures.