Glossary of Karst and Cave Terms
Based on "A Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology with Special to Environmental Karst Hydrology" EPA/600/R-02/003, 2002, EPA: Washington, DC., Speleogenesis Glossary includes 2699 cave & karst terms
Example of the Karst & Cave Glossary:
A cave mineral - Mg(HCO3)(OH).2H2O .
1. Water held in the soil above the phreatic surface by capillary forces . 2. Soil water above hydroscopic moisture and below the field capacity .