16 Porosity and Sinkholes 3

16 Porosity and Sinkholes 3 - clayey The thickness of...

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Caves and Solution Cavities Acid dissolves calcium carbonate CaCO 3 + H + = HCO 3 - + Ca 2+ Carbonates Clayey Deposits Channels and Caves
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Karst Topography Depressions
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Florida is Dominated by Karst Topography. Characterized by sinkholes, springs, depressions, lakes
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Thin or absent 30 – 200 ft sandy 30 – 200 ft clayey > 200 ft thick Alachua County Sediment Thickness Limestone 30 – 200 ft
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Unformatted text preview: clayey The thickness of sediments over limestone has a direct bearing on the evolution of karst landscape type Overlying Material Extra Credit: 1. Rainfall is naturally acidic/basic 2. Landscapes characterized by sinkholes, springs and depressions 3. ____________ dissolves calcium carbonate Sinkholes: A fundamental Component Of Karst Landscapes...
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