Paleobiogeography



[pey-lee-oh-bahy-oh-jee-og-ruh-fee or, esp. British, pal-ee-] /ˌpeɪ li oʊˌbaɪ oʊ dʒiˈɒg rə fi or, esp. British, ˌpæl i-/

noun
1.
the study of the distribution of ancient plants and animals and their relation to ancient geographic features.

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