epiphreatic zone

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

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  • epiphreas —    , epiphreatic zone    The zone in a cave system, immediately above the phreatic zone, affected morphologically and hydrologically by floods too large for the cave to absorb at once [10] …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

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