doline


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doline

(dəˈliːnə) or

dolina

n
(Physical Geography) a shallow usually funnel-shaped depression of the ground surface formed by solution in limestone regions
[C20: from Russian dolina, valley, plain; related to dale]
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His Sri Lankan mother, Doline Anthony Manuel, broke down in tears as she described her struggle after her Indian husband deserted her and blamed herself for her son's plight.
For example, Gunn (2005) stated that tiankengs lay at one extreme of the collapse doline spectrum, and a key question was whether there was a distinctive "tiankeng process" or whether the distinction was purely morphological.
Snyder RW, Ruhe J, Kobrin S, Wasserstein A, Doline C, Nachamkin I, et al.
I soldati che scrivevano dalle zone di guerra (dalle doline del Carso come dalle piU impervie montagne trentine) cercavano dapprima di non preoccupare le loro famiglie, evitavano di raccontare i fatti piU orribili, non rivelavano che la morte era sempre presente.
Dolina, dolina, a v doline sosna, poviydz mi, dzievucho, do kogos urosla.
Lines with the omission of stress on the second S-position: V doline tishim glubokoi, model--0.
Osobennosti morfologii stroeniya i formirovaniya prolyuviya krupnogo konusa vynosa v drevnej doline reki Gauya [Morphological characteristics and development of the old gully fan in the Gauja River valley].
Three depth profiles to lithic contact 20 m apart came from a transect across a gentle side-slope leading to a doline, ~100 m from the entrance to the Predator Cave predator site.
Of course, similar conditions have been described before: our findings are strongly reminiscent of those of the Laguna de la Cruz, a karstic doline, near Cuenca, in Spain (as described by Vicente & Miracle 1988).
We recognized two water-plant communities according to water flow: the lotic community of Ranunculus pseudofluitans, restricted to the sand bed of La Yesera stream in the eastern part of the Station; and the lentic community of Ranunculus peltatus, found in some pools of doline origin.