paleogeography
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1881 the geography of ancient times or of a particular past geological epoch • paleogeographic or paleogeographical adjectivepaleogeographically adverb

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  • paleogeography — n. The study of the geography of ancient times or ancient epochs. Syn: palaeogeography. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • paleogeography — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • paleogeography — paleogeographer, n. paleogeographic /pay lee oh jee euh graf ik/ or, esp. Brit., /pal ee /, paleogeographical, adj. paleogeographically, adv. /pay lee oh jee og reuh fee/ or, esp. Brit., /pal ee /, n. the science of representing the earth s… …   Universalium

  • paleogeography — n. study of the earth s geography during past geological periods …   English contemporary dictionary

  • paleogeography — pa·leo·geography …   English syllables

  • paleogeography — pa•le•o•ge•og•ra•phy [[t]ˌpeɪ li oʊ dʒiˈɒg rə fi[/t]] esp. brit. [[t]ˌpæl i [/t]] n. gel the science of representing the earth s geographic features belonging to any part of the geologic past • Etymology: 1880–85 pa le•o•ge•og′ra•pher, n. pa… …   From formal English to slang

  • paleogeography — noun the study of the geography of ancient times or ancient epochs • Syn: ↑palaeogeography • Hypernyms: ↑archeology, ↑archaeology …   Useful english dictionary

  • Devonian — For the Celtic language, see Southwestern Brythonic language; for the residents of the English county, see Devon. Devonian Period 416–359.2 million years ago …   Wikipedia

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  • sedimentary rock — Rock formed at or near the Earth s surface by the accumulation and lithification of fragments of preexisting rocks or by precipitation from solution at normal surface temperatures. Sedimentary rocks can be formed only where sediments are… …   Universalium

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