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Glossary of Karst and Cave Terms

A passage of restricted width between two caves or hollows in the karst underground; often not readily traversable [20]. Synonyms: (French.) etroiture; (German.) Enge; (Greek.) steno perasma; (Italian.) strettoia; (Russian.) laz; (Spanish.) laminador, gatera; (Turkish.) agiz gecit; (Yugoslavian.) sutjeska, klisura, soteska.