The study of landforms, their classification, origin, development, and history.
The science that studies the structure of the earth (or other planets), together with its origin and development, especially by examination of its rocks.
the branch of geology that studies the characteristics and configuration and evolution of rocks and land forms
The geological structure of a region.
‘The geology of the Alps.’;
Geomorphology (from Ancient Greek: γῆ, gê, μορφή, morphḗ, and λόγος, lógos, ) is the scientific study of the origin and evolution of topographic and bathymetric features created by physical, chemical or biological processes operating at or near the Earth's surface. Geomorphologists seek to understand why landscapes look the way they do, to understand landform and terrain history and dynamics and to predict changes through a combination of field observations, physical experiments and numerical modeling.
‘earth’; ‘form’; ‘study’;
The science which treats: (a) Of the structure and mineral constitution of the globe; structural geology. (b) Of its history as regards rocks, minerals, rivers, valleys, mountains, climates, life, etc.; historical geology. (c) Of the causes and methods by which its structure, features, changes, and conditions have been produced; dynamical geology. See Chart of The Geological Series.
A treatise on the science.
a science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks
the science which deals with the physical structure and substance of the earth, their history, and the processes which act on them.
the geological features of an area
‘the geology of the Outer Hebrides’;
the geological features of a planetary body
‘an article on the Moon's geology’;
Geology (from the Ancient Greek γῆ, gē () and -λoγία, -logia, (, )) is a branch of Earth science concerned with the solid Earth, the rocks of which it is composed, and the processes by which they change over time. Geology can also include the study of the solid features of any terrestrial planet or natural satellite such as Mars or the Moon.
‘earth’; ‘study of’; ‘discourse’;