exhumed karst

   A karstic outcrop which has been exposed by the erosion of an allochthonous cover; there is an implication that karstification (partial or complete) had preceded the removal of the cover [20].
   Mantled karst or buried karst which has been divested of its cover. It is the re-exposed portion of a former landscape [17].
   Synonyms: (French.) karst dénudé; (German.) wiederaufgedeckter Karst; (Greek.) gymnothen karst; (Italian.) carso riesumato; (Spanish.) karst exhumado; (Turkish.) aç2k karst; (Yugoslavian.) ogoljeli krš ( kras).

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

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