- 1. Karst developed contemporaneously with the lithification of the formation, as in eolian calcarenite where lithification and karstification of dune sands may proceed simultaneously .2. Karst landforms that developed upon young, porous carbonate rocks, such as aeolianites, as they underwent lithification .Synonyms: (French.) karst syngénétique; (German.) Syngenetischer Karst; (Greek.) synegeticon karst; (Italian.) carsismo singenetico; (Spanish.) karst singenético; (Turkish.) eÕtürümlü karst; (Yugoslavian.) singenetski krs \# ( kras).
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