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PREFERRED TERM
swallow hole
TYPE
  • http://purl.org/net/provenance/ns#DataItem

DEFINITION
  • A natural depression or hole in the Earth's surface, also known as a sink, shake hole, sinkhole, swallow hole, swallet, doline or cenote, it is mostly caused by karst processes - the chemical dissolution of carbonate rocks or suffusion processes for example in sandstone.

DESCRIPTION
  • A natural depression or hole in the Earth's surface, also known as a sink, shake hole, sinkhole, swallow hole, swallet, doline or cenote, it is mostly caused by karst processes - the chemical dissolution of carbonate rocks or suffusion processes for example in sandstone.

IDENTIFIER
  • swallowHole

TITLE
  • swallow hole

URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/NaturalObjectTypeValue/swallowHole
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