Parameter Tree:
EARTH SCIENCE > LAND SURFACE > GEOMORPHIC LANDFORMS/PROCESSES > KARST PROCESSES

Definition:
Landscapes characterized by (or the processes characterizing) the formation and collapse of caves and sinkholes because of carbonation weathering of limestone bedrock.

Reference:
Adapted from: The Dictionary of Ecology and Environmental Science. Henry W. Art, ed. Henry Holt and Company: New York. 1993.