The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
or morphogenetic type of relief, a regular combination of genetically related forms of the earth’s surface characteristic of a definite type of natural environment. Examples are the complexes of relief forms in deserts, tundras, and karst regions.
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