Information on limestone caves?
What features are found in limestone caves? What are flowstones, helictites, and columns?
Is carbonic acid what erodes the limestone to form caves? Or is it the product from after with the dissolved limetone in it?
Thank you for your help! Any information would be greatly appreciated!!
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Dissolve means melt, become fluid, or liquify, to cause to pass into solution <dissolve sugar in water>.
From Latin dissolvere, from dis- + solvere to loosen — more at solve
First Known Use: 14th century
when we say the limestone rock has dissolved due to acid rain water and formed caves.
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