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karst

limestone topography typified by potholes, caverns and underground streams.
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Karst limestone was from three sections of the Qiyue-shan Tunnel of LichuanWanzhou Highway construction sites in Hubei Province, China.
In recent years, research studies on the influence of the karst cave on tunnel engineering have been carried out.
Elucidating the corrosion mechanism of carbonate rocks helps us analyze the corrosion development of the fissures in soluble rock of karst areas.
"Ward Ferry and Karst Peak are both seasoned investors in the global markets including in the travel and hospitality space.
In recent years, ground penetrating radar (GPR) has become a popular geophysical tool for locating subsurface karst features such as caves, cavities, conduits and solutionally enlarged fractures (Pueyo-Anchuela et al.
Two articles describe the biology of unique karst features.
Water inrush can be described exactly by the potential energies of water leaking from karst conduit.
Karst. [[double dagger], NR] Clitocybe ditopa (Fr.) Gillet [[dagger]] Clitocybe eccentrica X.H.
Surveying karst requires precise measurements and costly, complicated instruments to detect even the largest of caverns, with deeper or smaller voids or fractures being practically unknowable.
Paramount Pictures is facing a $27 million lawsuit by a Chinese tourism firm for not displaying its logo in the film "Transformers: Age of Extinction" as part of a product placement deal signed in 2013, according to reports. Wulong Karst Tourism claimed Tuesday that it paid the U.S. producer of the hit Hollywood film and its Chinese partner $750,000 for the display of a logo.
For example, groundwater was already dredged trunk in some shallow aquifers in the coal-mining district of Jiaozuo, one of the famous karst mining areas in China, the result is of which amount of salinity was accumulated.
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