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
naked karst, bare karst
Karst topography developed beneath a temporary cover. Some naked karsts develop beneath a temporary cover of snow (nival karst) or water . Synonyms: (French.) karst nu; (German.) oberflachlicher nackter Karst; (Greek.) gymnon karst; (Italian.) carso nudo; (Russian.) goly karst or otkryty karst; (Spanish.) karst desnudo; (Turkish.) ciplak karst; (Yugoslavian.) goli krs. See also exposed karst.