karst polje

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

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  • polje —    (Slavic word for field.)    1. A large, flat floored depression in karst limestone, whose long axis is developed parallel to major structural trends and can reach tens of kilometers in length. Superficial deposits tend to accumulate on the… …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • karst plain —    1. Large flat surface in karst formed by erosion and corrosion [20].    2. A plain on which closed depressions, subterranean drainage, and other karst features may be developed. Also called karst plateau [10].    Synonyms: (French.) plateau… …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • karst inselberg —    A residual hill of soluble rock in a polje [20].    Synonyms: (French.) inselberg karstique; (German.) Karstinselberg ( Hum, Mogote); (Greek.) karstiki martyres lophi; (Italian.) rilievo carsico residuo; (Russian.) karstovij ostanec;… …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • Karst — Turmkarst Landschaft, Guilin (China) Pinnac …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Karst topography — is a landscape shaped by the dissolution of a layer or layers of soluble bedrock, usually carbonate rock such as limestone or dolomite. Due to subterranean drainage, there may be very limited surface water, even to the absence of all rivers and… …   Wikipedia

  • poljé — [ pɔlje ] n. m. • 1896; mot slave « plaine » ♦ Géogr. Grande dépression entourée de rebords rocheux, à fond plat et alluvial. Des poljés. ● poljé nom masculin (serbo croate polje, plaine cultivable) Dépression fermée d origine karstique, de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Poljé — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Vista del poljé de Comellas, en los Picos de Europa en el que se aprecia al fondo la cordillera de los Picos de Europa (Asturias, España). Este poljé es uno de los más representativos de Europa. Un poljé …   Wikipedia Español

  • Polje — Feneos Ebene, Peloponnes, 710 m, 4/2006; Polje mit 4 Ponoren (am Bergsaum) Polje (kroat./serb./bosn./slow.: Feld, Plural: Polja) ist ein aus dem dinarischen Karst übernommener geomorphologischer Fachbegriff für eine Karstverebnung, die an… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Polje — A polje is a large flat plain in karst territory with areas usually 5 to 400 km². The name derives from the word for field in Slovenian language.They are mostly distributed in subtropical and tropical latitudes but some also appear in temperate… …   Wikipedia

  • Poljé — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Polje. Représentation d un poljé (1) Un poljé (plaine en slave) est une vaste dépression à fond plat fermée par des versants rocheux escarpés. Cette formation est caractéristique des …   Wikipédia en Français

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