Physiography and Physical Geography

  title={Physiography and Physical Geography},
  author={G. R.},
THE progress of science, and human perversity, are jointly responsible for remarkable variations undergone by scientific words and terms with the lapse of time. Natural science, which once comprised all knowledge obtained by experiment and observation, now, as many think, only signifies natural history; physical science includes chemistry; physical astronomy is no longer the astronomy of Kepler, but that of the telescope and spectroscope; and physical geography is gradually assuming the name of… Expand
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