Definitions for "Thermokarst"
Keywords:  permafrost, thawing, karst, melts, ice
Karst like topographic feature produced in a permafrost region by the local melting of groung ice and the subsequent settling of the ground.
Rimless depressions caused by the melting of ice and subsequent collapse of the surface.
A landscape characterized by shallow pits and depressions caused by selective thawing of ground ice, or permafrost.