chorographer (s) (noun)
, chorographers (pl)
Someone who describes, or delineates, a particular country or district.
chorography (s) (noun)
, chorographies (pl)
The art or practice of describing, or of delineating on a map or chart, particular regions, or districts; as distinguished from geography, taken as dealing with the earth in general, and (less distinctly) from topography, which deals with particular places, as towns, etc.
"The goal of the chorological point of view is to know the character of regions and places by comprehending the existence together and interrelations among different realms of reality and their varied manifestations, and to comprehend the earth's surface as a whole in its actual arrangement in continents, larger and smaller regions, and various places."
1. The scientific study of the geographical extent or limits of anything: "The chorology of organisms, the doctrine, that is, of the geographical and topographical distribution of animal and vegetable species."
2. In biology, the science which treats of the laws of distribution of living organisms over the earth's surface as to latitude, altitude, locality, etc.
3. The study of the causal relations between geographical phenomena occurring within a particular region.
4. The study of the spatial distribution of organisms.
The art of surveying a region, district, or country: Chorometry is the science of land surveying or measuring the dimensions, quantities, or capacities of geographical areas."
, synchorologies (pl) (nouns)
The science or study of the distribution and classification of plant communities into regional units; such as, a province, a sector, or a district: "Synchorology involves a knowledge of the distribution of plants into zones, vegetation and geographical complexes, and current plant migration patterns."
Cross references of word families related directly, or indirectly, to: "land, ground, fields, soil, dirt, mud, clay, earth (world)":