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
1. Lakes on karst surface, frequently connected with ground water; lakes in subterranean hollows (caves and caverns) . 2. A large area of standing water in extensive closed depression in limestone . Synonyms: (French.) lac de karst; (German.) Karstsee; (Greek.) karstiki limni; (Italian.) lago carsico; (Russian.) karstovoe ozero; (Spanish.) lago karstico; (Turkish.) karstik golu; (Yugoslavian.) krsko (krasko) jezero.