Halbkugelkarst

   (German.) Tropical karst topography containing dome-shaped residual hills surrounding depressions, a kind of Kegelkarst.
   Also called Kugelkarst [10].

A Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology with Special Reference to Environmental Karst Hydrology. . 2002.

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  • karst —    (Internationally used term, originally the German form of the Slavic word kras or krš, meaning a bleak waterless place; it is the German name for a district east of Trieste having such terrane.) A terrane, generally underlain by limestone or… …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • Kegelkarst —    (German.) A general term used to describe several types of tropical humid karst characterized by numerous, closely spaced cone , hemispherical , or tower shaped hills having intervening closed depressions and narrow steep walled karst valleys… …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • Kugelkarst —    See Halbkugelkarst …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • kegel karst —    A general name used to describe several types of humid tropical karst landscapes characterized by numerous, closely spaced cone (cone karst), hemispherical (halbkugelkarst), or tower shaped (tower karst) hills with vertical or near vertical… …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms

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