suprapermafrost karst

suprapermafrost karst
   Surface karst in areas or permafrost. Karstification is due to the solvent action of suprapermafrost water [20].
   Synonyms: (French.) karst suprapermafrost; (German.) Pseudokarst; (Greek.) karst epi monímou paghetoú; (Italian.) carsismo superficiale di permafrost; (Russian.) nadmerzlotnij karst; (Spanish.) karst de suprapermafrost; (Turkish.) don alan2 yüzey karst2.
   See also permafrost karst.

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

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  • permafrost karst —    A nonkarst term. A pseudokarst developed in areas of permafrost due to melting of ice and frozen ground in a manner superficially similar to the solution of carbonate material in water. A general term embracing intrapermafrost karst,… …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

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