Definition of physical geography in English:

physical geography

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  • The branch of geography dealing with natural features and processes.

    ‘It covers science, through physical geography and geology, and humanities, through economic and historical geography.’
    • ‘Alexander von Humboldt of course made lasting contributions to the fields of physical geography and biogeography, adding to our knowledge of plants, animals, and the earth.’
    • ‘The second of these texts deals with physical geography, while the third is a text on spherical astronomy.’
    • ‘More important for archaeologists in the field (the main employment area worldwide) is the apparent loss to most school children of geology and physical geography.’
    • ‘Jain and Getis argued that Internet-based instruction in a physical geography course offered a viable alternative to traditional classroom teaching.’


physical geography

/ˈfizikəl jiˈäɡrəfē/ /ˈfɪzɪkəl dʒɪˈɑɡrəfi/