UIS Commission on Karst Hydrogeology and Speleogenesis
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Glossary of Karst and Cave Terms

(German.) A general term used to describe several types of tropical humid karst characterized by numerous, closely spaced cone-, hemispherical-, or tower-shaped hills having intervening closed depressions and narrow steep-walled karst valleys or passageways [10]. See also cockpit karst; cone karst; Halbkugelkarst; tower karst.