Stalacto-Stalagmite

stalacto-stalagmite

[stə¦lak·tō stə′lag‚mīt]
(geology)
A columnar deposit formed by the union of a stalactite with its complementary stalagmite. Also known as column; pillar.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Stalacto-Stalagmite

 

a sinter-drip formation in the shape of a column that forms in caves by the union of a stalactite and a stalagmite.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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