Glossary of Karst and Cave Terms

meandering karren
These are small grooves cut directly into the rock surface, generally a few centimeters wide and deep. Their size remains the same or decreases downslope and usually exhibit small meanders with typical undercut slopes and slip-off slopes. They frequently appear in the bottom of larger grooves such as rinnenkarren [3]. See also wall karren; humus-water grooves. Synonym: (German.) Maanderkarren.