Definitions

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  • n. A specialist in physiography.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One versed in, or who practises, physiography.

Etymologies

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physiography +‎ -er

Examples

  • Adventures, Griffith Taylor, who was physiographer to the Main Party, has written an account of the two geological journeys of which he was the leader, and of the domestic life of the expedition at Hut Point and at

    The Worst Journey in the World Antarctic 1910-1913

  • Taylor (physiographer), Debenham (geologist), Gran and myself, while Day was to drive his motors as far as they would go on the Polar Journey.

    The Worst Journey in the World Antarctic 1910-1913

  • Valley and on the Ferrar and Koettlitz Glaciers, which had been accurately plotted for the charts, and had been examined for the first time by an expert physiographer and ice specialist.

    The Worst Journey in the World Antarctic 1910-1913

  • Taylor was the first professional physiographer to visit the Antarctic

    South with Scott

  • The physiographer sees these forms, not as heterogeneous units, but as parts of a definite system and as stages in an orderly series of events.

    The Economic Aspect of Geology

  • The physiographer studies the surface forms with a trained eye, which sees them not as lawless or heterogeneous units but as parts of a topographic system, and he is able to eliminate much unnecessary work in the location of trial routes.

    The Economic Aspect of Geology

  • To the physiographer the section is made up of the province of the

    The Frontier in American History

  • Though the primitive conditions we have above noted with the physiographer remain apparent, indeed usually permanent, cities have none the less their characteristic phases of historic development decipherably superposed.

    Civics: as Applied Sociology

  • Many extraordinary changes, of rare interest to the physiographer and geologist, have actually taken place along the coast of Izumo and in the neighbourhood of the great lake.

    Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan First Series

  • The past history, through the ages, of this land was of obvious importance to the geological story of the earth, whilst the survey of land formations and ice action in the Antarctic was more useful perhaps to the physiographer than that of any other country in the world, seeing that he found here in daily and even hourly operation the conditions which he knew had existed in the ice ages of the past over the whole world, but which he could only infer from vestigial remains.

    The Worst Journey in the World Antarctic 1910-1913

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