cave system

   1. An underground network of passages, chambers, or other cavities.
   2. The caves in a given area related to each other hydrologically, whether continuous or discontinuous from a single opening [10].
   Synonyms: (French.) réseau souterrain; (German.) Höhlensystem; (Greek.) speleothes systema, thiction; (Italian.) sistema carsico sotterraneo; (Russian.) sistema podzemnih pescer; (Spanish.) sistema de cavidades; (Turkish.) maara sistemi, serisi; (Yugoslavian.) peƒinski ( spiljski) sistem, amski sistem.
   See also cave; cave group; cave series; cavern.

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

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