paleogeomorphology


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paleogeomorphology

[¦pāl·ē·ō‚jē·ō·mȯr′fäl·ə·jē]
(geology)
A branch of geomorphology concerned with the recognition of ancient erosion surfaces and the study of ancient topographies and topographic features that are now concealed beneath the surface and have been removed by erosion. Also known as paleophysiography.