Definitions for paleogeology
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word paleogeology
the study of geologic features once at the surface of the earth but now buried beneath rocks
Paleogeology is the historical geological state of a particular area, or the study of the geologic history and origins of the earth, including such things as reconstructions of previous configurations of the Earth's continents, the history and evolution of the Earth's surface geological configuration, the formation and development of continents, and so on. There are several related fields of research that are involved in paleogeology, including Plate tectonics, which studies the history and movements of the Earth's continents.
Find a translation for the paleogeology definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these paleogeology definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"paleogeology." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 4 Sep. 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/paleogeology>.