karstic
adjective see karst

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • karstic — karst ► NOUN Geology ▪ landscape underlain by limestone which has been eroded by dissolution, producing towers, fissures, sinkholes, etc. DERIVATIVES karstic adjective. ORIGIN from German der Karst, a limestone region in Slovenia …   English terms dictionary

  • karstic — pertaining to irregular limestone strata, often with caves, underground streams and sinks, often inhabited by a specialised fish fauna …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • karstic — See karst. * * * …   Universalium

  • karstic —    Occasionally used as the adjective form of karst [10] and pertaining to karst landforms or processes [19] …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • karstic —    (adjective)    Having the attributes of karst.    SW & GG …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms

  • karstic — adj. of or pertaining to a region containing large deposits of limestone, characteristic of a karst (Geology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • karstic — karst·ic …   English syllables

  • karstic — adjective see karst * * * karstˈic adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑karst …   Useful english dictionary

  • karstic river — karstinė upė statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Upė, kurios pradžia – karstinis šaltinis. atitikmenys: angl. karstic river vok. Karstfluss, m rus. карстовая река, f …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • karstic marine terrace —    A relict, wave cut terrace or solution platform formed across soluble bedrock (e.g., limestone), and subsequently subaerially weathered by solution resulting in prominent karst features (e.g., sinkholes, karst valleys, solution pipes, etc.); a …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms

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