thermokarst

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌθɜː(ɹ).mʊəˈkɑː(ɹ)st/

Noun[edit]

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thermokarst (plural thermokarsts)

  1. (geology) A region similar in appearance to karst topography, characterized by an irregular land surface, with bogs, pits, and other depressions, formed in areas of permafrost due to ice melting.

References[edit]

  • Dictionary of Geological Terms (Anchor Books, 1984, edited by Robert L. Bates and Julia A. Jackson)

See also[edit]

karst