Definition of Paleogeography

1. Noun. The study of the geography of ancient times or ancient epochs.

Exact synonyms: Palaeogeography
Generic synonyms: Archaeology, Archeology

Definition of Paleogeography

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of palaeogeography) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Paleogeography

1. [n -PHIES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Paleogeography

paleoethnobotanists
paleoethnobotany
paleoethnography
paleofantasies
paleofantasy
paleofield
paleofields
paleogaean
paleogene
paleogeneticist
paleogeneticists
paleogenomics
paleogeochemical
paleogeographic
paleogeographical
paleogeography (current term)
paleogeology
paleognath
paleognaths
paleograph
paleographer
paleographers
paleographic
paleographical
paleographies
paleographist
paleographists
paleographs
paleography
paleoichnology

Literary usage of Paleogeography

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

1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"paleogeography. Geography is the science which describes the earth's surface ... In other words, paleogeography is the synthesis of the earth sciences based ..."

2. Maryland Geological Survey by Maryland Geological Survey (1919)
"Schuchert, in 1908, in his " paleogeography of North America," published a ... This publication marks a great advance in the science of paleogeography. ..."

3. Reports Dealing with the Systematic Geology and Paleontology of Maryland by Maryland Geological Survey (1913)
"The thickness of the Devonian of Maryland is about 11000 feet, compared with 2400 feet for the Silurian and 3200 feet for the Carboniferous. paleogeography ..."

4. Dwarf Mistletoes: Biology, Pathology, and Systematics by Frank G. Hawksworth, Delbert Wiens (1998)
"paleogeography Because dwarf mistletoes have not colonized eastern and southern pines, the occurrence of Arceuthobium pusillum on eastern spruces is ..."

5. Bulletin by Geological Society of America (1921)
"... of this paper is to give a summary of the data up to date pertaining to the paleogeography and correlation of the marine west coast Ter- liary deposits. ..."

6. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1910)
"paleogeography may be defined as the science of geography of all periods of the globe's history since earth, air, and water assumed those states in which ..."

7. A Century of Science in America: With Special Reference to the American by Edward Salisbury Dana, Charles Schuchert (1918)
"paleogeography. When geologists began to perceive the vast significance of Button's ... In this way paleogeography had its origin, but it was at first of a ..."

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