Dictionary of Geotourism

2020 Edition
| Editors: Anze Chen, Young Ng, Erkuang Zhang, Mingzhong Tian

Rimstone Landscape

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_2079

A rimstone is a deposit that builds up at the edge of a small karst pool. It forms from the deposition of calcium carbonate along the pool edge when the water at the cave bottom flows through a small pool. Its existence indicates the location where pool water gathers.

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