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

feeding tube
In karst terrane, a more or less straight and waterbearing underground gallery of regular crosssection. Synonyms: (French.) tunnel; (German.) Stromungsrohr, Karstgerinne; (Greek.) karstikos ypoyios agogos; (Spanish.) tubo; (Turkish.) akarsu mecrasi; (Yugoslavian.) vodonosni rov. See also stream tube.