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General Characteristics

County (administration): Pardubice Region
District (town): Svitavy
Cadastre: Brněnec
Map 1 : 50 000 (sheet No): 2412, 24122
Geological region: Czech Cretaceous Basin - E-Bohemian and W-Moravian Cretaceous; Chrudim Cretaceous; Králíky Furrow; Police Basin
Accessibility: - access without footpath
ID : 1929


Short characteristics of the site: Concentrated groundwater discharge known as the Račický springs in the Svitava River valley (over 100 l/s). They drain glauconitic sandstones of the Peruc-Korycany Formation of the Bohemian Cretaceous Basin. Marlstones of the Bílá hora Formation are exposed behind a fault.
Regional geologic unit: Bohemian Massif - superficial deposits and post-Variscian magmatites - Cretaceous - Czech Cretaceous Basin, Bohemian Massif - superficial deposits and post-Variscian magmatites - Quaternary - Quaternary of deposition areas of Bohemian Massif
Stratigraphy: mezozoikum - křída - svrchní křída - cenoman, kenozoikum - kvartér
Subject: hydrogeology, stratigraphy, structural geology
Geological phenomenon: spring, river source
Genesis: aquatic (water activity)
Rock: sandstone

Territorial conservation

Level of protection: Registered geological localities suggested for protection
Protection of a geol. phenomenon: B - Geological phenomenon is the reason for a recommendation to the protection
Conflicts of interests: without conflicts


Čech St. a kolektiv autorů, 2000: Vysvětělivky k základní geologické mapě ČR v měřítku 1 : 25 000 list 24122 Brněnec.- Český geologický ústav Praha.

Elaboration and Updating

Elaborated by: Čech Stanislav, 17.02.04
Updated by: Plíšek Antonín 16.11.04, Čech Stanislav 12.11.09


The database Significant geological localities of the Czech Republic: 1929 [online]. Prague: Czech Geological Survey, 1998 [cit. 2023-12-04]. Available from: http:// lokality.geology.cz/1929.

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