UIS Commission on Karst Hydrogeology and Speleogenesis
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Glossary

Glossary of Karst and Cave Terms

basin, ground-water
The area throughout which ground water drains towards the same point. It can be larger than the associated drainage basin if permeable layers extend outside of the topographical divide [16]. In karst terranes, the groundwater basin often does not resemble the drainage basin.