Definition of Geography. Meaning of Geography. Synonyms of Geography

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Definition of Geography

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Anthropogeography
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
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
Phytogeography Phy`to*ge*og"ra*phy, n. [Phyto- + geography.] The geographical distribution of plants.
Zoogeography
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 Ancient Gr**** γεωγραφία geōgraphía; combining gê 'Earth' and gráphō 'write') is the study of the lands, features, inhabitants, and phenomena...
- A geographic coordinate system (GCS) is a spherical or geodetic coordinate system for measuring and communicating positions directly on Earth as latitude...
- Commons has media related to Geography of India. Singh, R.L. (1971). India A Regional Geography. National Geographical Society of India. ISBN 978-8185273181...
- In geography and geodesy, a meridian is the locus connecting points of equal longitude, which is the angle (in degrees or other units) east or west of...
- In geography, a sound is a smaller body of water usually connected to a sea or an ocean. A sound may be an inlet that is deeper than a bight and wider...
- Regional geography is a major branch of geography. It focuses on the interaction of different cultural and natural geofactors in a specific land or landscape...
- Tourism geography is the study of travel and tourism, as an industry and as a social and cultural activity. Tourism geography covers a wide range of interests...
- Montserrat Nickname: The Emerald Isle of the Caribbean Map of Montserrat Geography Location Caribbean Sea Coordinates 16°45′N 62°12′W / 16.750°N 62.200°W...
- In geography, a bight (/baɪt/) is a concave bend or curvature in a coastline, river or other geographical feature, or it may refer to a very open bay formed...
- Human geography or anthropogeography is the branch of geography which studies spatial relationships between human communities, cultures, economies, and...