Orography

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orography

[ȯ′räg·rə·fē]
(geography)
The branch of geography dealing with mountains.

Orography

 

the branch of geomorphology devoted to the description and classification of forms of relief (mountain ranges, uplands, basins, and so on) on the basis of external characteristics and without regard to origin.