- Generally primary or secondarily enhanced voids within rocks, with average dimensions of 0.00l to 0.lmm. Such voids, or pores, may provide interconnected porosity in many karst rocks and allow early water movement under laminar flow conditions .
A Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology with Special Reference to Environmental Karst Hydrology. Courtesy of the author & The Karst Waters Institute. 2002.
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