- 1. Karst area with small morphological features. Term is not easily applied because it lacks limits .2. Karst topography in which all surficial features are small; an area dominated by minor karst features .Compare macrokarst.
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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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
macrokarst — Karst area with largemorphological features. The term is not easily defined because it lacks limits . Synonym; (Italian.) merocarsismo. Compare microkarst … Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology