Underground features

Stump Cross Cavern

Karst features form under the ground as well as on the surface.

There are two dominant processes involved in creating underground features in karst regions: 

In this section we will look at the solution processes that form:

We will also look at the precipitation processes that form underground karst features, including:

Gaping Gill cave system

Gaping Gill landscape

We will examine examples of those features found in the Yorkshire Dales, notably the cave system of Gaping Gill near Ingleborough.