Small karst features (karren) of Dugi otok island and Kornati archipelago coastal karst (Croatia)

Perica, Dražen and Marjanac, Tihomir and Aničić, Branka and Mrak, Irena and Juračić, Mladen (2004) Small karst features (karren) of Dugi otok island and Kornati archipelago coastal karst (Croatia) . Acta Carsologica, 33 (1). pp. 117-130. ISSN 0583-6050

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Dugi otok Island and Kornati archipelago islands are characterized by karst morphology. Small karst features are particulary well developed along the coast in the swash zone, and signifi cant differences can be observed due to different interaction of wave action, bedding attitude, bed thicknesses and lithology. Among other karren types, fi ssure- and network-type karren are particulary interesting, both of which start developing from initial root karren. The age of some of these small karst features can be estimated by their occurrence in ancient quarries, and we suggest their historic age. We can envisage the future development of these small coastal corrosion forms.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: karren, grikes, solution pans, corrosion, Dugi otok, Croatia
Date: 2004
Subjects: NATURAL SCIENCES > Geology
NATURAL SCIENCES > Interdisciplinary Natural Sciences > Marine Science
Divisions: Faculty of Science > Department of Geology
Publisher: Znanstvenoraziskovalni centar Slovenske akademije znanosti in umetnosti
Depositing User: Sonja Borak
Date Deposited: 24 Feb 2014 10:51
Last Modified: 03 Mar 2014 08:40

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