NPS – Caves and Karst

Karst Landscapes – An article by National Park Service. Karst is a type of landscape where the dissolving of the bedrock has created sinkholes, sinking streams, caves, springs, and other characteristic features. Karst is associated with soluble rock types such as limestone, marble, and gypsum. Click Here to Read More

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USGS – Karst Aquifers

Karst Aquifers – An article by United States Geological Survey Karst terrain is created from the dissolution of soluble rocks, principally limestone and dolomite. Karst areas are characterized by distinctive landforms (like springs, caves, sinkholes) and a unique hydrogeology that results in aquifers that are highly productive but extremely vulnerable to contamination. Click Here to Read More

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