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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Described as an 'underground river', Fetam Klego is actually a series of streams, leading to a doline where the water from upstream drains to a basin via a waterfall pool beneath a shallow cavern.
Vinogradov ("Irrigatsiia v doline Kashka-dar'i," Trudy Sredneaziatskogo nauchno-issledovatel 'skogo instituta irrigatsii, no.
"Nakhodki v doline Nok" [Findings in the Nok valley].
According to a preliminary investigation, karst doline, karst caves, and subterranean rivers were found in the tunnel crossing area [2, 9, 10].
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.
(3.) 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.