cone karst

cone karst

[′kōn ‚kärst]
(geology)
A type of karst, typical of tropical regions, characterized by a pattern of steep, convex sides and slightly concave floors. Also known as cockpit karst; Kegel karst.
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Early studies mainly focused on researching cone karsts (fengcong) and tower karsts (fenglin) and there was no research on tiankengs as an integrated whole.