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physical geography Syllabification: phys·i·cal ge·og·ra·phy
Pronunciation: /ˈfizikəl jiˈäɡrəfē/

Definition of physical geography in English:


The branch of geography dealing with natural features and processes.
Example sentences
  • It covers science, through physical geography and geology, and humanities, through economic and historical geography.
  • Alexander von Humboldt of course made lasting contributions to the fields of physical geography and biogeography, adding to our knowledge of plants, animals, and the earth.
  • The second of these texts deals with physical geography, while the third is a text on spherical astronomy.
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