The Relationship Between Geology and Geography

All that comes above the surface [of the globe] lies within the province of Geography; all that comes below that surface lies inside the realm of Geology. The surface of the earth is that which, so to speak, divides them and at the same time 'binds them together in indissoluble union.' We may, perhaps, put the case metaphorically. The relationships of the two are rather like that of man and wife. Geography, like a prudent woman, has followed the sage advice of Shakespeare and taken unto her 'an elder than herself; but she does not trespass on the domain of her consort, nor could she possibly maintain the respect of her children were she to flaunt before the world the assertion that she is 'a woman with a past.'


They are intertwined, but there are strict boundaries.

Folksonomies: geology geography

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 Proceedings of the Geologists' Association
Books, Brochures, and Chapters>Book:  Lapworth, Charles (1903), Proceedings of the Geologists' Association, Retrieved on 2012-06-11
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  • Folksonomies: geology geography