allogenic drainage
a karst drainage derived from surface runoff coming from adjacent impermeable rocks. Also called allochthonous drainage. See also autochthonous drainage

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • allogenic drainage —    Underground karst drainage that is derived entirely from surface run off that originates on adjacent non karstic, generally impermeable, rocks.    Also allochthonous drainage.    See also autogenic drainage [9] …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • allochthonous drainage — a karst drainage derived from surface runoff coming from adjacent impermeable rocks. Also called allogenic drainage. See also autochthonous drainage …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • authogenic drainage — karst drainage derived entirely from absorption of precipitation into karst rock surface. Also called autogenic or autochthonous drainage. See also allogenic drainage …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • autochthonous drainage — karst drainage derived entirely from absorption of precipitation into karst rock surface. Also called autogenic drainage. See also allogenic drainage …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • autogenic drainage — karst drainage derived entirely from absorption of precipitation into karst rock surface. Also called autochthonous drainage. See also allogenic drainage …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • autogenic drainage —    Underground karst drainage that is derived entirely by absorption of meteoric water into the karst rock surface [9].    Synonym: autochthonous drainage.    See also allogenic drainage …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • allochthonous drainage —    Less common synonym for allogenic drainage [9] …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • input point —    Points where water enters an underground drainage route or aquifer. An obvious type of input point is a surface sink or swallow hole, where allogenic drainage has direct access to a conduit system within a carbonate aquifer. Less obvious are… …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • inland water ecosystem — ▪ biology Introduction       complex of living organisms in free water on continental landmasses.       Inland waters represent parts of the biosphere within which marked biological diversity, complex biogeochemical pathways, and an array of… …   Universalium

  • karst valley —    1. Valleys in karst are normally distinctive due to the lack of integrated surface drainage. Most are either blind (due to being closed where the drainage sinks underground), headless or pocket (where a river emerges from a spring) or dry… …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

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