subterranean stream

subterranean stream

[¦səb·tə′rā·nē·ən ′strēm]
(hydrology)
A subsurface stream that flows through a cave or a group of communicating caves.
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The sulfate content in the Bagumbungan site was significantly higher in aboveground stream compared to the subterranean stream (Fig.
Beneath Crane's finely detailed surface narrative flows this powerful subterranean stream revealing an otherwise obscure coherence; as unimaginable horrors continued to unfold, Maritain had a deep need--perhaps a profoundly anxious one--for both reason and God in history.
Running like a subterranean stream underneath all the other issues, largely unstated except for reference to "skinniness," racism, and rape, is women's health, including the devastation of depression and cancer.
Isaac: Under this sand dune (Drier than the sun-bleached jawbone of a jackal That slowly died of thirst), Lies the promise Of a subterranean stream That waits to be excavated.
Like a subterranean stream gradually emerging, it makes obvious that her poetic and aphoristic vision, which has often been considered inaccessible in its linguistic rigor and its demand for unity, is also the result of her richly diverse reading.
At best you may sense a refreshing ridgetop breeze or the skitter of a side-blotched lizard or the trickle of a subterranean stream breaking the surface.
If groundwater is found to be a subterranean stream, it is then treated as surface water and subject to state authority.
2) connected to the Lost River system, in part because of the extent of the subterranean stream system he documented while mapping the local cave system.
A subterranean stream of pessimism underlies all of Feyder's writing - fiction, poetry, drama - drenching the reader's psyche in melancholia.
The Lee County cave isopod (Lirceus usdagalun) is a stygobitic (cave-adapted aquatic) crustacean found on the surface of rocks under swift flowing, shallow water in subterranean streams.
The translucent, 5-inch-long TEXAS BLIND SALAMANDER (Tyhlomolge rathbuni) is gently suspended in the clear, subterranean streams of the Edwards Aquifer here in south-central Texas.