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. A river (or stream) flowing in a karstic area, either on the surface of the ground or through an underground cave system . 2. A river that originates from a karst spring . Synonyms: (French.) riviere karstique; (German.) Karstflub; (Greek.) karstikos potamos; (Italian.) corso d'acqua carsico; (Russian.) karstovaja reka; (Spanish.) rio karstico; (Turkish.) karst nehiri; (Yugoslavian.) krska rijeka, kraska reka.