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Glossary

Glossary of Karst and Cave Terms

emergence
A general term for the outflowing water, for the opening or for the area of outflow of a karst spring; includes exsurgence and resurgence [20]. Synonyms: (French.) emergence; (German.) Ausflubtelle, Karstquelle; (Greek.) pighazon ythor (or kephalari); (Italian.) risorgenza; (Russian.) vyhod karstovyh vod; (Spanish.) fuente, manantial, surgencia; (Turkish.) yuzeye erisim; (Yugoslavian.) krsko vrelo, krski izvor, obrh. See also exsurgence; resurgence; rise.