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Glossary

Glossary of Karst and Cave Terms

constructive waterfall
A large rimstone dam on a surface stream [10]. See rimstone dam. Synonyms: (French.) chute incrustante; (German.) Waberfall, inkrustierender?, Sinter...?, Sinterbecken; (Greek.) katarraktis; (Italian.) (vasche d'incrostazione); (Spanish.) dique travertinico; (Turkish.) dusum; (Yugoslavian.) slap, precaga.