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
1. Any source, other than a point source, which discharges pollutants into air or water . 2. Source originating over broad areas, such as areas of fertilizer and pesticide application and leaking sewer systems, rather than from discrete points .