Definition of physiographical in US English:



  • See physiography

    • ‘Sedimentological data from basins to the north and south of the central and eastern Tien Shan indicate that the range has been a positive physiographical feature since the Triassic.’
    • ‘‘The geological ‘terrane’ is not to be confused with ‘terrain’ (a physiographical feature).’
    • ‘Where (English Nature is) of the opinion that any area of land is of special interest by reason of any of its flora, fauna, or geological or physiographical features, it shall be the duty of the Council to notify that fact.’
    • ‘This process is an important control in determining patterns of wetland establishment and subsequent internal physiographical evolution and biogeochemical processes.’