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solution channel

solution channel An elongate void within a rock, which has been enlarged by the solution action of moving ground-water on the rock itself. Solution channels are most commonly associated with carbonate rocks, and groundwater in them can flow as fast as in a river on the ground surface. See KARSTIC AQUIFER.

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solution channel

solution channel An elongate void within a rock, which has been enlarged by the solution of rock by moving groundwater. Solution channels are most commonly associated with carbonate rocks, and groundwater in them can flow as fast as in a river on the ground surface. See karstic aquifer.

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