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General Characteristics

County (administration): Moravia-Silesian Region
District (town): Frýdek-Místek
Cadastre: Baška
Map 1 : 50 000 (sheet No): 2522, 25221
Geological region: Subsilesian & Silesian units
Accessibility: - no traffic restriction ( by car)
Technical object: guarry
Excursion locality: yes
ID : 3793


Short characteristics of the site: In the abandoned quarries fine to medium rhythmic turbides are exposed (calcareous sandstones, claystones and clayey limestones). The quarries represent the type area of the Baška Formation (Baška facies of the Silesian Unit).
Regional geologic unit: Carpathian - Flysch belt - Outer (Menilit-Krosněny) group of nappes
Stratigraphy: mezozoikum - křída - svrchní křída
Subject: lithology, stratigraphy, structural geology
Geological phenomenon: stratotype, characteristic rock, fold
Genesis: sedimentary
Rock: sandstone, claystone, limestone

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


Hohenegger, L. (1861): Die geognostischen Verhältnisse der Nord-Karpathen in Schlesien und den angrenzenden Theilen von Mähren und Galizien. - Justus Perthes, 1-50, Gotha.

Elaboration and Updating

Elaborated by: Bubík Miroslav, 08.10.14
Updated by: Bubík Miroslav 26.11.14


The database Significant geological localities of the Czech Republic: 3793 [online]. Prague: Czech Geological Survey, 1998 [cit. 2023-12-04]. Available from: http:// lokality.geology.cz/3793.

Location in map:

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Miroslav Bubík, 2014

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