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English translation: doline, veja você :-)

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06:37 Aug 7, 2001
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Portuguese term or phrase: dolina
Segunda dolina da gruta do Janelão
Auristela Marina Genaro
Local time: 13:30
English translation:doline, veja você :-)
Explanation:
O endereço abaixo é um glossário de espeleologia (estudo de cavernas). Ali encontrei dolina:

DOLINE. n. A closed depression on the surface of a karst area, which drains run-off rain water to a single low point. A doline may or may not contain the entrance to a cave or pothole. The shape of the depression may vary considerably from one to another, however they often resemble the shape of a bowl, cone, cylinder or elongated shape, ranging in size from a few to many hundreds of metres
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Silvio Picinini
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Local time: 07:30
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Obrigada a todos! Silvio, valeu a dica do glossário!
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nacaved in passage/holeDrSantos
nadoline, veja você :-)
Silvio Picinini
naDepression
Silvio Picinini


  

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1 hr
Depression


Explanation:
Indo pela definição do Aurélio,uma depressão, poderia ser isso, se não tiver nada melhor.

Boa sorte

Silvio Picinini
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Local time: 07:30
Native speaker of: Portuguese
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1 hr
doline, veja você :-)


Explanation:
O endereço abaixo é um glossário de espeleologia (estudo de cavernas). Ali encontrei dolina:

DOLINE. n. A closed depression on the surface of a karst area, which drains run-off rain water to a single low point. A doline may or may not contain the entrance to a cave or pothole. The shape of the depression may vary considerably from one to another, however they often resemble the shape of a bowl, cone, cylinder or elongated shape, ranging in size from a few to many hundreds of metres


    Reference: http://wasg.iinet.net.au/glossary.html
Silvio Picinini
United States
Local time: 07:30
Native speaker of: Portuguese
PRO pts in pair: 113
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Obrigada a todos! Silvio, valeu a dica do glossário!
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1 hr
caved in passage/hole


Explanation:
Caved in = algo que desmoronou devido a pressão externa no cálcareo solúvel e leve.
O "caved in" é algo de calcáreo que desmoronou e deixou um buraco/uma passagem.

DrSantos
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