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EARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS > KARST LANDSCAPE
Definition:
An ecosystem within a landscape defined as Karst topography characterized by
caves, sinkholes, disappraring streams and underground drainage. Karst forms
when groundwater dissolves pockets of limestone, dolomite, or gypsum in rock.
Reference:
From the Houghton Mifflin Student Resource Center GeologyLink.
http://college.hmco.com/geology/resources/geologylink/glossary.html
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