cave fill

   Transported materials such as silt, clay, sand and gravel which cover the bedrock floor or partially or wholly block some part of a cave [25].
   See cave earth

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

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