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

1. Defined by Cvijic to indicate imperfect karst topography as found on thin, impure, or chalky limestone where surface drainage and dry valleys are present in addition to some karstic features [ 10]. 2. Karst developed in soluble rocks retaining considerable surface drainage. Synonyms: (French.) merokarst; (Turkish.) yari karst. Contrast perfectly formed Holokarst. Compare causse.