sea estavelle

sea estavelle
   Submarine or sea-shore opening in karst formations which at one season or period discharges round water (fresh or brackish) from the aquifer into the sea-bed and at another season or period draws seawater into the aquifer by a vacuum [20].
   Synonyms: (French.) estavelle marine; (German.) submarine Estavelle; (Greek.) estavelle thalassia ( estavella); (Italian.) Estavella sottomarina, sorgente sottomarina a flusso alterno; (Spanish.) estavela marina; (Turkish.) sahil batar ç2kar2.!!!

A Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology with Special Reference to Environmental Karst Hydrology. . 2002.

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