geo-, ge- +

(Greek: earth, land, soil; world; Gaia (Greek), Gaea (Latin), "earth goddess")

geofact
1. A mineral or rock resource that is found in an archaeological site.

This often reveals evidence of a nearby quarry or some other exotic resource.

2. Rock which is chipped naturally and that looks like an artifact.
geoflex, orocline,
An orogenic belt or the formation of mountain ranges by intense upward displacement of the earth's crust, usually associated with folding, thrust faulting, and other compressional processes with a change in horizontal direction, either a horizontal curvature or a sharp bend.
geog
A reference to either geographic; geographical; or geography.
geogen
1. A physical or chemical feature of the earth that affects the well-being of organisms.
2. A geographical, or geochemical, aspect of an area which affects organisms living or growing in it.
geogenic factors
Those factors which originate in the soil, as opposed to those of anthropic, or anthropogenic (man made), origins.
geogenous
Growing on the ground.
geogeny
The science of the formation of the earth's crust.
Geoglossaceae
In mycology (branch of botany that studies fungi and fungus-caused diseases), a family of fungi belonging to the order Helotiales (famous blue-green cup fungi that makes its home on oaks) composed of species commonly known as the "earth tongue"; found on soil, on rotting wood, and on plant leaves.
geoglyph, geoglyphs, geoglyphic, geoglyphics
Any ground-constructed example of rock art; such as, intaglios or rock alignments; straight lines, geometric shapes, and other representative designs found on the desert plain.

Geoglyphs can be formed by piling up materials on the ground surface or by removing surface materials and most suggest a largely ceremonial function.

geognosis
Knowledge of the earth.
geognost
Someone who is versed in geognosy; a geologist.
geognostic
Characterized by having knowledge of the general structures of the earth.
geognostical
A reference to or pertaining to that part of natural history which deals with the structure of the earth.

It is the science of the substances which compose the earth or its crust, their structures, positions, relative situations, and properties.

geognosy
1. A science dealing with the constituent parts of the earth, its envelope of air and water, its crust, and the condition of its interior.
2. That part of geology which treats of the materials of the earth's structure, and its general exterior and interior constitution.
3. Knowledge of the general structure of the earth.
4. An earlier term for the science of the earth; now, replaced by geology.
3. Etymology: from Greek; literally "knowledge of the earth".
geogony
1. The theory of the origin, or formation, of the earth.
2. Study of the formation of the earth.
3. The origin or generation of the earth.

Available for further enlightenment: the Earth, Words from the Myths.


Cross references of word families related directly, or indirectly, to: "land, ground, fields, soil, dirt, mud, clay, earth (world)": agra-; agrest-; agri-; agro-; argill-; choro-; chthon-; epeiro-; glob-; lut-; myso-; pedo-; pel-; rhyp-; soil-; sord-; terr-.