the branch of geology that studies the characteristics and configuration and evolution of rocks and land forms
The study of landforms, their classification, origin, development, and history.
Geomorphology is the scientific study of landforms and the processes that shape them. Geomorphologists seek to understand why landscapes look the way they do, to understand landform history and dynamics and to predict changes through a combination of field observations, physical experiments and numerical modeling. Geomorphology is practiced within physical geography, geology, geodesy, engineering geology, archaeology and geotechnical engineering, this broad base of interest contributes to many research styles and interests within the field.
The numerical value of geomorphology in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of geomorphology in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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