- 1. Marshes developed in sinkhole terrain; swampy solution fens .2. Marsh or swamp formed by plants overgrowing a karst lake or seepage.Synonyms: (French.) marais karstique; (German.) Karstsumpf ?; (Greek.) karstikon elos; (Italian.) palude o acquitrinio carsico; (Russian.) karstovoje boloto; (Spanish.) laguna karstica; (Turkish.) karst batakl2™2; (Yugoslavian.) lokva, kal.
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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