Origin of karst
Examples from the Web for karst
The most prominent features of the Karst region are imperfect valleys which have no outlet.The Land of the Black Mountain|Reginald Wyon
Their houses are built of timber and thatch, or clay tiles, except in the Karst region, where stone is more plentiful than wood.
Many Istrians fled into the Karst region, and for a long time the land was unsafe.The Shores of the Adriatic|F. Hamilton Jackson
There should also be mentioned the periodical lakes situated in the Karst region, the largest of them being the Lake of Zirknitz.
The winter rains of the Karst region show that it belongs to the sub-tropical climatic zone.
British Dictionary definitions for karst
Word Origin for karst
Word Origin and History for karst
name of a high, barren limestone region around Trieste; used by geologists from 1894 to refer to similar landforms. The word is the German form of Slovenian kras.