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Anthropogeography An`thro*po*ge*og"ra*phy, n. [Gr. ? man + geography.] The science of the human species as to geographical distribution and environment. Broadly, it includes industrial, commercial, and political geography, and that part of ethnology which deals with distribution and physical environment. -- An`thro*po*ge*og"ra*pher, n. -- An`thro*po*ge`o*graph"ic*al, a.
Biogeography Bi`o*ge*og"ra*phy, n. [Gr. bi`os life + E. geography.] The branch of biology which deals with the geographical distribution of animals and plants. It includes both zo["o]geography and phytogeography. -- Bi`o*ge`o*graph"ic, a. -- Bi`o*ge`o*graph"ic*al*ly, adv.
Physical geography
Physical Phys"ic*al, a. 1. Of or pertaining to nature (as including all created existences); in accordance with the laws of nature; also, of or relating to natural or material things, or to the bodily structure, as opposed to things mental, moral, spiritual, or imaginary; material; natural; as, armies and navies are the physical force of a nation; the body is the physical part of man. Labor, in the physical world, is . . . employed in putting objects in motion. --J. S. Mill. A society sunk in ignorance, and ruled by mere physical force. --Macaulay. 2. Of or pertaining to physics, or natural philosophy; treating of, or relating to, the causes and connections of natural phenomena; as, physical science; physical laws. ``Physical philosophy.' --Pope. 3. Perceptible through a bodily or material organization; cognizable by the senses; external; as, the physical, opposed to chemical, characters of a mineral. 4. Of or pertaining to physic, or the art of medicine; medicinal; curative; healing; also, cathartic; purgative. [Obs.] ``Physical herbs.' --Sir T. North. Is Brutus sick? and is it physical To walk unbraced, and suck up the humors Of the dank morning? --Shak. Physical astronomy, that part of astronomy which treats of the causes of the celestial motions; specifically, that which treats of the motions resulting from universal gravitation. Physical education, training of the bodily organs and powers with a view to the promotion of health and vigor. Physical examination (Med.), an examination of the bodily condition of a person. Physical geography. See under Geography. Physical point, an indefinitely small portion of matter; a point conceived as being without extension, yet having physical properties, as weight, inertia, momentum, etc.; a material point. Physical signs (Med.), the objective signs of the bodily state afforded by a physical examination.
Phytogeography Phy`to*ge*og"ra*phy, n. [Phyto- + geography.] The geographical distribution of plants.
Zoogeography o`["o]*ge*og"ra*phy, n. [Zo["o]- + geography.] The study or description of the geographical distribution of animals.

Meaning of geography from wikipedia

- geography (from gr****. el , γεωγραφία geographia, lit. ' 'earth description) is a field of science dedicated to the study of the lands, the
- the following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to geography: geography is the study of earth and its people
- a geographic information system (gis) is a computer system designed to capture, store, mani****te, analyze, manage, and present all types
- the geography. (geographia, cosmographia; Γεωγραφικὴ Ὑφήγησις. geographike hyphegesis) is ptolemy 's main work besides the almagest .
- geography: geography of north carolina. file:north carolina topographic. jpg , north carolina topographic map file:rainy blue ridge-27527.
- geography: list of counties in oregon , list of cities and unincorporated communities in oregon , oregon geographic names , list of rivers in
- geography: file:ccf12262007 00003. jpg , mountains west of las vegas in the mojave desert file:sc****crrange. jpg , vegetation at timber
- geography: file:brisbane aerial from satellite. jpg , satellite image of brisbane metropolitan area brisbane is in the southeast corner of
- the geographica (ancient gr**** : Γεωγραφικά geōgraphiká), or geography, is an encyclopedia of geographical knowledge, consisting of 17 '
- physical geography (also known as geosystems or physiography) is one of the two major sub-fields of geography physical geography is that