UIS Commission on Karst Hydrogeology and Speleogenesis
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Glossary of Karst and Cave Terms

1. Overhanging flowstone that projects from a cave wall. It may be a remnant of a once continuous false floor or a mass of flowstone that has built steadily outwards to create its own overhang [9]. 2. A compound cave formation consisting of flowstone hanging from a sloping wall projection and forming a fringe of shawls or stalactites on the outer edge [10].