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 very thin and flat rock fragment . 2. The accumulation of precipitated solid material. 3. The ratio of prototype to model dimensions. 4. The ratio of the length between any two points on a map, plan or section to the actual distance between the same points on the ground or in a cave .