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Orography

OROGRAPHY (Gr. opos, mountain, ypa4>eiv, to write), that part of physical geography which deals with the geological formation, the surface features and description of mountains. The terms " oreography," " orology " and "oreology" arc also sometimes used.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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