physiographic

physiographic
  Relating to physical geography.

Expanded glossary of Cycad terms . 2014.

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  • Physiographic — Phys i*o*graph ic, Physiographical Phys i*o*graph ic*al, a. [Cf. F. physiographique.] Of or pertaining to physiography. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Physiographic macroregions of China — is a term suggested by an American anthropologist G. William Skinner as a subdivision of China Proper into 9 areas according to the drainage basins of the major rivers and other travel constraining geomorphological features. They are distinct in… …   Wikipedia

  • Physiographic regions of the world — The physiographic regions of the world are a means of defining the Earth s landforms into distinct regions based upon Nevin Fenneman s classic three tiered approach of divisions, provinces and sections, [cite web |title=Geology 229, Engineering… …   Wikipedia

  • Physiographic province — A physiographic province is a geographic region with a specific geomorphology and often specific subsurface rock type or structural elements. A continent may be subdivided into various provinces, each having a specific character, relief, and… …   Wikipedia

  • physiographic climax — noun : an ecological climax that develops in association with a particular physiographic situation and persists only while the physiographic component remains stable compare edaphic climax * * * physiographic climax, Ecology. a climax that is… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Physiographic Province —    A region of which all parts are similar in geologic structure and climate and which has consequently had a unified geomorphic history; a region whose pattern of relief or landforms differ significantly from that of adjacent regions; i.e., a… …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms

  • Physiographic Section —    An area which all parts are similar in geologic structure and climate at a relatively small scale and which has consequently had a unified geomorphic history, and whose pattern of relief or landforms differ significantly from that of adjacent… …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms

  • Physiographic Division —    A large portion of a continent of which all parts are similar in geologic structure and climate at a small scale (e.g., 1:5,000,000) and which has consequently had a unified geomorphic history and whose pattern of relief or landforms differ… …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms

  • physiographic — adjective see physiography …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • physiographic — See physiographer. * * * …   Universalium

  • physiographic — adjective Of or pertaining to physiography …   Wiktionary

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