doline


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doline

[də′lēn]
(geology)
A general term for a closed depression in an area of karst topography that is formed either by solution of the surficial limestone or by collapse of underlying caves.
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Analysis of the resources of the wild ornamental plants and their scenery of landscape architecture from Dashiwei karst doline and cave cluster scenic spot in Guangxi.
The genesis and topography of the Late Oligocene (Chattian) doline filling of Oberleichtersbach near Bad Bruckenau (fig.
As these sources need to be exposed by partial or complete collapse of dolines, each new opening was probably inspected for chert seams immediately it was noticed.
Doline, 57, a carer, said: "I think the postal staff are maybe getting Bernera mixed up with Bermuda but I can assure them that there is really no comparison.
A late discrete episode of high humidity in the Lagoa Santa region was also confirmed by a core sample performed by us in the temporary doline lake near the Sumidouro outcrop.
Napev unylyi nado mnoi V doline veter razneset; Drugoi pevets po nei proidet.
Even more exciting was the fact that this cave was heading directly for another, several kilometres away, and the second geological wonder in this area has to offer -- the Great Doline.
Other karst forms determining a plus of picturesque are the sinkholes and dolines which contribute to the creation of a potentially valuable landscape, but it is still less developed from touristic point of view.
Earthquakes in a calcareous area carved by underground karstic process, like grottoes, caves, and dolines, can cause the falling in or collapse of the vaults in the former or the removal of debris in the latter.
Larsen, "Comparison of soil erosion and deposition rates using radiocesium, RUSLE, and buried soils in dolines in East Tennessee," Environmental Geology, vol.
"Some large dolines in the Dinaric karst", Speleogenesis and Evolution of Karst Aquifers The Online Scientific Journal, ISSN 1814-294X.