Clay Karst

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Clay Karst

 

a complex of suffosion and karst phenomena in carbonaceous and gypsiferous argillaceous sandstone deposits and marls. It exists in arid regions with sparse vegetation. The relief forms resemble “blind” karst funnels, sinkholes, and underground channels.

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