Pothole/pit/shaft/well/vertical cave (aven/puț vertical)

A cave containing vertical or nearly vertical shafts open to the surface, commonly but not necessarily at the entrance. Aven is equivalent to the British term, pothole. Compare cenote; natural well; pothole. 3. (British.) A vertical extension from a shaft in a passage or chamber roof that tapers upward rather likes a very elongate cone.Syn: pot, fissure cave, natural well, sótano; gouffre, abîme, cenote


O peșteră care conține puțuri verticale sau aproape verticale care se deschid la suprafață de obicei, dar nu neapărat, la intrarea unei peșteri. Aven este echivalent cu termenul britanic/american: pothole/pit/shaft.

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