Definition of Geogony

1. n. The branch of science which treats of the formation of the earth.



Definition of Geogony

1. Noun. The branch of science dealing with the formation of the Earth. ¹

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Definition of Geogony

1. the theory of the formation of the earth [n GEOGONIES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Geogony

geog
geogenies
geogeny
geoglyph
geoglyphs
geognosies
geognosis
geognost
geognostic
geognostical
geognosts
geognosy
geogonic
geogonical
geogonies
geogony (current term)
geographer
geographers
geographic
geographic North Pole
geographic area
geographic choroidopathy
geographic expedition
geographic information science
geographic information system
geographic keratitis
geographic locations
geographic point
geographic region
geographic stippling of nails

Literary usage of Geogony

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1870)
"STUDIES IN CHEMICAL geogony.* IN THREE PARTS. By HENRY WURTZ, of New York. INTRODUCTORY REMARKS. THESE being subjects on which volumes might be written, ..."

2. Bible, Science and Faith by John Augustine Zahm (1894)
"... theories regarding geogony and cosmogony, to which they have clung with greater or less tenacity. Some of these theories were very elaborately worked ..."

3. Elementary Geology by Edward Hitchcock, Charles Henry Hitchcock (1855)
"geogony, or Speculative Geology, which attempts to point out the causes of those facts, and the inferences that result from them. See Traité Elémentaire de ..."

4. Annual of Scientific Discovery: Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Wm Ripley Nichols, Charles R Cross (1871)
"Wurtz presented a preliminary paper " On the Chemical geogony of Silica," to the New York Lyceum of Natural History, in which he says : — "The importance of ..."

5. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, Charles Robert Cross, John Trowbridge, Samuel Kneeland, George Bliss (1871)
"Chemical geogony of Silica. — In the American "Gas-Light Journal," for ... Wurtz presented a preliminary paper " On the Chemical geogony of Silica," to the ..."

6. A Geognostical Essay on the Superposition of Rocks in Both Hemispheres by Alexander von Humboldt (1823)
"We are the more particular in these remarks, because the new doctrine of geogony has a tendency to lean towards the idea of the liquefied masses ascending ..."

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