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Synonyms for sinkhole

an area sunk below its surroundings

Synonyms for sinkhole

a depression in the ground communicating with a subterranean passage (especially in limestone) and formed by solution or by collapse of a cavern roof

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Doline, 57, a carer, said: "I think the postal staff are maybe getting Bernera mixed up with Bermuda but I can assure them that there is really no comparison.
Napev unylyi nado mnoi V doline veter razneset; Drugoi pevets po nei proidet.
forthcoming), and would therefore have been sloped near to the doline margins, only flattening out towards the centre of the depression.
Re-analysis of the Atapuerca TD doline infill now places the Brunhes-Matuyama boundary well above the TD6 horizon, giving the hominid remains and artefacts an age in excess of 800,000 years.
This rock shelter is situated in a shallow, collapsed doline on the Nullarbor Plain, a karst limestone area in South Australia, and receives wind-blown sands from the Great Victoria Desert.
d) STERN, Villantipolis 7, 473, route des Dolines, 06560 Valbonne, Sophia-Antipolis, France e Centre Scientifique et Technique du Batiment (CSTB), Departement TIDS, 290, route des Lucioles BP 209, 06904 Sophia Antipolis Cedex, France
Some large dolines in the Dinaric karst", Speleogenesis and Evolution of Karst Aquifers The Online Scientific Journal, ISSN 1814-294X.
Similar high demand is expected in Valmorel, a ski resort within the Grand Domaine area currently little-known to Britons, where MGM is building 86 new apartments; and in the village ski resort of Montgenvre, in the Southern Alps, where MGM is building 54 leaseback ski-in, skiout apartments at its Le Chalet des Dolines development.
2455 route des Dolines, Espace Gaia II, BP313, 06906 Sophia Antipolis cedex, France.
Old as well as active dolines or sinkholes dot the Berry campus.
The Wola live in small houses scattered along the sides of their dolines and valleys, in areas of extensive cane grass land, the watersheds between which are heavily forested.
2455 Route de Dolines, 06560 Sophia Antipolis, France
In this way, Tilley compares the Maiden Castle bank barrow to the Chesil Beach, and barrows are inverted dolines.
Ulticom Europe's new office is located at: Les Taissounieres B2, 1681 Route des Dolines, BP 317, 06906 Sophia-Antipolis Cedex, France.