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7.10: Landforms from Groundwater Erosion and Deposition

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column

A cave deposit formed by the merging of a stalactite and a stalagmite.

groundwater

Fresh water that moves through pore spaces and fractures in soil and rock beneath the land surface.

sinkhole

Circular hole in the ground that forms as the roof of a cave collapses.

stalactite

Icicle-like formation of calcium carbonate from water dripping from the ceiling of a cave.

stalagmite

Deposit of calcium carbonate that grows upward in caves as water drips onto the floor.

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