Figure 10: Epikarst Surface with Channels

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Figure 10: Because much of the rock surface is impermeable, water cannot infiltrate. Instead it collects in depressions and when it overflows it dissolves channels ("rills") leading to other depressions and ultimately to a pit where it can drain into the subsurface.

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