- Referring to water moving with some speed through downward looping passages in the phreatic zone .
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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bathyphreatic zone — See bathyphreatic, ground water, phreas … Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology
phreas — , phreatic water (From the Greek word meaning well.) 1. The zone of saturated rock below the water table, within which all conduits and subconduits are water filled (sometimes referred to as the flooded, phreatic or saturated zone).… … Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology