chorology

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chorology (uncountable)

  1. The spatial equivalent to chronology; the science of determining the order in which places or regions occur or are constructed.
    While choronology refers to the study of time, chorology refers to the study of regions/places. - "Place, A Short Introduction", by Tim Cresswell
  2. (biology) The study of the spatial distribution of organisms.