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General Characteristics

County (administration): Karlovy Vary Region
District (town): Karlovy Vary
Cadastre: Svatobor u Hradiště
Map 1 : 50 000 (sheet No): 1122, 11223
Geological region: Cheb & Sokolov basins and Neovolcanics of the Doupovské hory Mts.
Accessibility: - access without footpath
Excursion locality: yes
ID : 12

Geology

Short characteristics of the site: Natural outcrop of unsorted massive coarse-grained agglomerates with partly rounded clasts of lavas of variable character. It is supposed that these agglomerates are products of lahars, i.e. volcanic mudflows. Very interesting regularly shaped holes which even pass into caves. Volcanologically very significant locality.
Regional geologic unit: Bohemian Massif - superficial deposits and post-Variscian magmatites - Tertiary - Basins under Krušné hory Mts.and adjoining volcanic uplands
Stratigraphy: kenozoikum - terciér (paleogén - neogén)
Subject: volcanology, sedimentology, lithology
Geological phenomenon: horizontal section, pseudocrast cave, lahar, volcaniclastic deposits
Genesis: volcanic
Rock: agglomerate, volcaniclastic deposits

Territorial conservation

Level of protection: National nature monument
Additional information: See the Digital register of the Agency for Nature Conservation and Landscape Protection of the Czech Republic AOPK ČR
Protection of a geol. phenomenon: A - Protected Area: (declared as Geological locality)
Conflicts of interests: without conflicts

References

Hradecký P. et al.(2005): Základní geologická mapa České republiky 1 : 25 000 s Vysvětlivkami 11-223 Kyselka, - MS, ČGS.; Babůrek J., Chvátal P., Bořecký V. (1990): Trpasličí jeskyně v Doupovských horách. - Sborník Příroda Karlovarska, 1., 7-21.

Elaboration and Updating

Elaborated by: Hradecký Petr, 07.11.94
Updated by: Hradecký Petr 10.11.08, Hrazdíra Petr 15.09.09

Citation

The database Significant geological localities of the Czech Republic: 12 [online]. Prague: Czech Geological Survey, 1998 [cit. 2020-04-04]. Available from: http:// lokality.geology.cz/12.

Location in map:

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(C) 2003-2012 ČGS, verse aplikace 1.21 [3.2.2016]