Earth Science Chapter 10 Vocabulary Quiz
Write the term in the space by its definition. The test is open book and of the words listed below are used. Remember to hit submit when you are done.

infiltration porosity zone of saturation water table permeability aquifer
cave sinkhole stalactite stalagmite karst topography travertine
spring hot spring geyser well drawdown recharge artesian well
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1. A natural underground opening with a connection to the Earth's surface. *
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2. A fountain that is formed when water in a pressurized water spurts to the surface. *
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3. The difference between the original water-table and the water level in a pumped well. *
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4. Forms created from calcium carbonate that hang from a cave's ceiling. *
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5. The ability of a material to let water pass through. *
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6. The process by which precipitation falling on Earth's surface enters the ground. *
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7. The depth below Earth's surface at which groundwater completely fills all of the pores of the material. *
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8. A depression in the ground that can be caused by the collapse of a cave. *
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9. Natural discharges of groundwater at the Earth's surface. *
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10. The type of limestone that makes dripstone formations. *
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11. Explosive hot springs that erupt at regular intervals. *
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12. Holes dug or drilled deep into the ground to reach a reservoir of groundwater. *
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13.Limestone regions that have sinkholes, sinks, and sinking streams. *
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14. Dripstone deposits on a cave's floor. *
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15. Springs that discharge water that is much warmer than the average annual temperature. *
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16. Water from precipitation and runoff that is added back to the zone of saturation. *
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17. Permeable layers through which groundwater flows. *
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18. The percentage of pore space in a material. *
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19. The upper boundary of the zone of saturation. *
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