First publication of three volumes devoted to hipogenic caves in the region of Murcia - Spain Most of the wells in this region of southwestern Spain are hypogene origin, in this first volume eight holes are analyzed in their hypogean aspects; networks, morphologies and speleothems, which are common in the caves of Murcia The hipogenic characteristics that are common to each of the wells tested, this table can be used for other cavities helping to recognize the common elements and features of the hipogenic caves are presented in a table in Spanish online http://issuucom/aros-andres/docs/cuevas-hipogenicas-murcia-i. ...
The registration for the "Summer School on Speleothem Science" will be open from January 26th to April 3rd. The school will be held on 23-29 August 2015 in Oxford, UK, and is aimed at an international audience.
An announce of the 13th International Symposium on Pseudokarst to be held in the Czech Republic 16-19 September 2015
A message from GSA Karst Division Chairman Cory Blackeagle about forming a karst program for this year’s GSA Convention
The celebration of the UIS 50th Anniversary will held with the 23rd International Karstological School in Postoina, Slovenia in June 2015
Did you know?
That connate water is water entrapped in the interstices of a sedimentary or extrusive igneous rock at the time of its deposition .?
Checkout all 2699 terms in the KarstBase Glossary of Karst and Cave Terms
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
underground river, underground stream
Water flowing in channels through caves, caverns, and larger galleries in karst terranes . Synonyms: (French.) riviere souterraine; (German.) Hohlenflu., unterirdischer Flu.; (Greek.) ypoghios roe, potamos; (Italian.) fiume sotterraneo; (Russian.) podzemnaja reka; (Spanish.) rio subterraneo; (Turkish.) yeralti nehri, deresi; (Yugoslavian.) podzemni tok, podzemna rijka, podzemna reka. See subterranean river.