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
A passage of restricted width between two caves or hollows in the karst underground; often not readily traversable . Synonyms: (French.) etroiture; (German.) Enge; (Greek.) steno perasma; (Italian.) strettoia; (Russian.) laz; (Spanish.) laminador, gatera; (Turkish.) agiz gecit; (Yugoslavian.) sutjeska, klisura, soteska.