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karst

limestone topography typified by potholes, caverns and underground streams.
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and Li, Y.: 2016, Genesis of REE minerals in the karstic bauxite in western Guangxi, China, and its constraints on the deposit formation conditions.
The inoculation and cultivation of the dominant species of AMF selected from the study in the mulberry roots are worthwhile research in further to develop the new techniques that are used by scientists to cope with the restoration of dry karstic habitats.
Lu, "Some problems of karstic collapse pillars in North-China-type coalfields," Journal of Engineering Geology, vol.
Liu, "Mechanism of hysteretic groundwater inrush from coal seam floor with karstic collapse columns," Journal of China Coal Society, vol.
(2008a) in the tributary of the River Neretva (Listica) and surrounding karstic field (Mostarsko Blato) from where spined loaches have never previously been reported (Kosoric & Vukovic 1966, Aganovic 1969, Kosoric 1974, 1977, 1978, Kosoric et al.
These entirely natural layered pillars of limestone, appearing like large pancakes stacked atop each other, have been left behind by the melting of the annual snowfall which collects on the summit of this karstic, plateau-like structure.
Data collection.--Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) data were collected at four sites, chosen based on accessibility and surficial morphology of karstic features.
In Turkey, two-fifths of the land is covered with karstic carbonate and sulfated rocks (Figure 1).
Effects of dry baseflow conditions in a declining hydrograph on instream habitats and fish communitites in a semi-arid karstic stream.
Based on pH measurements, the river water is slightly acidic with values ranging from 6.14 to 6.87, what is much lower than the values found in karstic rivers of Croatia (pH up to 8.7) [37].
Recent drillings in karstic aquifers of the mountains of Tlemcen.