microkarst

   1. Karst area with small morphological features. Term is not easily applied because it lacks limits [20].
   2. Karst topography in which all surficial features are small; an area dominated by minor karst features [10].
   Compare macrokarst.

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

  • macrokarst —    Karst area with largemorphological features. The term is not easily defined because it lacks limits [20].    Synonym; (Italian.) merocarsismo.    Compare microkarst …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

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