German for Cavers


Höhle (e)cave, cavern
Höhlenforscher (r)caver; speleologist
Höhlenbewohner (e)cave dweller; troglodyte
Höhlenforschung (e); Speläologie (e)caving, speleology
Ponor (r); Schluckloch (s); Schwinde (e)ponor; sinkhole (US); swallet (GB); water swallow
Einbruch (r)(AT); Erdfall (r); Verbruch ((r)(AT)depression; sinkhole
Karstquelle (e); Quelle (e); Wasseraustritt (r)exsurgence; karstic spring (source unknown); resurgence (source known)
Grundwasser (s)ground water
Bodenzapfen (r); Stalagmit (r)stalagmite
Deckenzapfen (r); Stalaktit (r)stalactite
Fledermaus (e)bat
Karsthöhlekarst cave
Tropfsteinhöhledripstone cave
Tropfsteindripstone
Lochhole (used in old cave names)
Höhlenvereingrotto, cave club

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