solution groove

solution groove

[sə′lü·shən ‚grüv]
(geology)
One of a series of continuous, subparallel furrows developed on an inclined or vertical surface of a soluble and homogeneous rock (such as the limestone walls of a cave) by the slow corroding action of trickling water.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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