Burren Glossary

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Phlange

The bone of a finger or toe

Phreatic

Below the water table, a phreatic tube is a type of rounded cave formed by dissolution of the walls, floors and ceiling at an equal rate

Prehistory

Period before which written records were kept, in the Burren the period up to 400AD