karstic aquifer

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karstic aquifer An aquifer within a karst limestone rock matrix. Such aquifers are normally characterized by large void spaces, relatively high values for hydraulic conductivity (see PERMEABILITY), flat watertables, and extensive networks of solution channels within which Darcy's law is not obeyed and flow may be turbulent.

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karstic aquifer An aquifer within a karst limestone rock matrix. Such aquifers are normally characterized by large void spaces, relatively high values for hydraulic conductivity (see permeability), flat water-tables, and extensive networks of solution channels within which Darcy's law is not obeyed and flow may be turbulent.