cavernous karren

   Pitted, rubbly limestone most commonly found in relatively recent and Tertiary limestones of the humid tropics [3].
   See also covered karren; Karren.

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

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  • covered karren —    Any karren that is covered by soil. Draining water is oversaturated with respect to CO2 so that corrosion is extensive [3].    See also wave karren; root karren; cavernous karren …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • Karst topography — is a landscape shaped by the dissolution of a layer or layers of soluble bedrock, usually carbonate rock such as limestone or dolomite. Due to subterranean drainage, there may be very limited surface water, even to the absence of all rivers and… …   Wikipedia

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