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grike

[grīk]
(geology)
A vertical fissure developed along a joint in limestone by dissolution of some of the rock. Also spelled gryke.
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And the rolling hills of the Burren are composed of limestone pavements, crisscrossed with cracks known as grikes, and isolated rocks called clints.
And the rolling hills of the Burren are composed of limestone pavements criss-crossed with cracks known as grikes and isolated rocks called clints.