morphogenetic region

morphogenetic region

[‚mȯr·fə·jə¦ned·ik ′rē·jən]
(geology)
A region in which, under certain climatic conditions, the predominant geomorphic processes will contribute regional characteristics to the landscape that contrast with those of other regions formed under different climatic conditions.
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