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Glossary of Karst and Cave Terms
Based on "A Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology with Special to Environmental Karst Hydrology" EPA/600/R-02/003, 2002, EPA: Washington, DC., Speleogenesis Glossary includes 2699 cave & karst terms
interrupted river, interrupted stream
1. A river which flows for part of its course on the surface, and part underground in caves . 2. A stream interrupted over space . 3. A discontinuous stream . Synonyms: (French.) riviere interrompue; (German.) periodischer Flub ?, Karstflub, versickernder Flub; (Greek.) thiakekomenos potamos; (Russian.) peresyhayushchaja reka, suhaja reka; (Spanish.) rio sumente; (Turkish.) yer yer akan nehir; (Yugoslavian.) susica, suvaja, periodicka rijeka (reka). See also lost river; intermittent stream.