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Definition of geology:

  1. A treatise on the science.
  2. The science which treats: ( a) Of the structure and mineral constitution of the globe; structural geology. ( b) Of its history as regards rocks, minerals, rivers, valleys, mountains, climates, life, etc.; historical geology. ( c) Of the causes and methods by which its structure, features, changes, and conditions have been produced; dynamical geology. See Chart of The Geological Series.


deposition, volcanology, formation, carve, selenology, geologist, hydrology, erode, petrology, geochemistry, physiography, deposit, geophysics, epoch, geological formation, mineralogy, historical geology, oil geology, paleontology, seismology, mining geology, erosion, structural geology, applied geology, geological, tectonics.

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