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  1. Stalagmites form on the floors of caves below the water table.
  2. High porosity and high permeability
  3. the Republic of Slovenia, a province of the former Yugoslavia
  4. stalactite
  5. a horizontal aquitard above the regional water table lies below an aquifer
  6. With a slight reduction in pressure, water in a saturated, natural conduit suddenly boils, sending a plume of steam and hot water into the air above the vent.
  7. boundary between the aerated zone above and saturated zone below
  8. an influent stream in a karst area
  9. calcite
  10. a boundary between saturated rock below and unsaturated rock above
  11. limestone
  12. Porosity
  13. water rises above the top of the aquifer without any pumping
  14. pressure gradient or hydraulic gradient
  15. groundwater
  16. lies above the water table
  17. Yellowstone National Park, U. S
  18. the local water table is above the channel bottom year round
  19. Permeability
  20. Streams flowing into depressions and continuing underground