The Management of Soluble Rock Landscapes
Kiernan, K (1988) The Management of Soluble Rock Landscapes. Speleological Research Council Ltd., Broadway NSW. ISBN 0 9589253 3 X
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Distinctive landforms and drainage
features characterise landscapes
formed on rock that exhibits a high
degree of solubility in natural waters.
These include underground drainage.
underground caverns and a variety of
surface landforms such as enclosed
depressions and fluted rock surfaces.
Such terrain is generally known by
the German term karst and it gains its
fullest expression on limestone. dolomite
or evaporite bedrock (Jennings.
1971). This publication examines
some of the special problems that
confront land managers in karst
areas. and the sensitivity of karst to
|Keywords:||karst, groundwater, caves, environmental management, conservation|
|Deposited By:||Dr Kevin Kiernan|
|Deposited On:||04 Apr 2008 09:23|
|Last Modified:||18 Jul 2008 20:41|
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