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 spring emerging in a sea or lagoon predominantly in karst terranes. This is a descriptive term generally corresponding to the genetic term `drowned spring .' 2. Large offshore emergence, generally from cavernous limestone, but in some areas from beds of lava . Synonyms: (French.) source sous marine; (German.) Untermeeresquelle, Grundquelle, submarine Quelle; (Greek.) ypothalassia pighi; (Italian.) sorgente sottomarina; (Russian.) submarinny istocnik; (Spanish.) fuente submarina; (Turkish.) denizalti kaynagi; (Yugoslavian.) vrulja. See spring, drowned.