from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The study of the natural features of the earth's surface, especially in its current aspects, including land formations, climate, currents, and distribution of flora and fauna.
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- noun geography The subfield of
geographythat studies physicalpatterns and processes of the Earth. It aims to understand the forces that produce and change rocks, oceans, weather, and global flora and fauna patterns.
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- noun the study of physical features of the earth's surface
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