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
A submarine opening in karst formations where seawater flows or is drawn by a vacuum into the aquifer . Synonyms: (French.) perte sous-marine; (German.) submariner Ponor; (Greek.) ypothalassia katavothra; (Italian.) inghiottitoio sottomarino; (Spanish.) sumidero marino; (Turkish.) denizalte suyutani; (Yugoslavian.) morska vodenica, morski ponor. See ponor.