Glossary of Karst and Cave Terms
Mechanical erosion by whirling water that may carry sand and gravel; pothole erosion . Mechanical erosion by rotating or whirling water carrying sand, gravel, cobbles, or boulders in suspension or as bedload . Synonyms: (French.) evorsion; (German.) (Auswaschung), Auskolkung; (Greek.) mihaniki diavrosis; (Italian.) evorsione; (Spanish.) evorsion; (Turkish.) dev kazani asindirmasi; (Yugoslavian.) vrtlozna erozija.