Glossary of Speleological and Caving Terms
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UNCONFORMITY A time break in a depositional sequence.
Geology. Ref KG
UNSATURATED ZONE In karst, the zone where voids in rock are partly filled with air and through which water descends under gravity. syn Vadose zone.
Speleology term. Ref AC
UVALA A complex closed depression with several lesser depressions or dolines within its rim.
Karst - Depression Features of. Ref JJ

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