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General Characteristics

County (administration): Ústí nad Labem Region
District (town): Litoměřice
Cadastre: Velké Žernoseky, Libochovany
Map 1 : 50 000 (sheet No): 0243, 02431
Geological region: Neovolcanics of the České středohoří Mts.
Accessibility: - no traffic restriction ( by car)
Excursion locality: yes
ID : 1344

Geology

Short characteristics of the site: Deep erosional Labe (Elbe) River canyon. Exposed amphibolite body with the phyllites belongs to southeastern rim of the Saxothuringian Unit on the contact with the the Teplá-Barrandian Unit. Geotectonically significant locality.
Regional geologic unit: Bohemian Massif - crystalline complex and pre-Variscian Palaeozoic - Saxothuringicum - Krušné hory and Smrčiny crystalline complexes, Bohemian Massif - crystalline complex and pre-Variscian Palaeozoic - Saxothuringicum - Late Paleozoic Unit in the SE part of the Saxothuringicum
Stratigraphy: paleozoikum až proterozoikum, paleozoikum
Subject: geology, petrology, structural geology, botany
Geological phenomenon: lithological boundary, dyke
Genesis: metamorphic (general metamorphism)
Rock: amphibolite, mica schist, phyllite, greenschist

Territorial conservation

Level of protection: Nature reserve in Protected landscape area
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 and Biological Locality)
Part of LEPA (Large-size especially protected areas): CHKO (Protected landscape area) - České středohoří
Conflicts of interests: without conflicts

References

Cajz, V. (edit.), 1996: České středohoří. Geologická a přírodovědná mapa 1:100000. - Str. 33-34, ČGÚ, Praha.; Mlčoch, B., 2003: Character of the Contact between the Saxothuringian and Teplá_Barrandian Unit. geoLines 16: 75

Elaboration and Updating

Elaborated by: Dašková Jiřina, 18.06.02
Updated by: Gürtlerová Pavla 19.11.09, Mlčoch Bedřich 24.04.17, Mlčoch Bedřich 01.06.17

Citation

The database Significant geological localities of the Czech Republic: 1344 [online]. Prague: Czech Geological Survey, 1998 [cit. 2024-04-20]. Available from: http:// lokality.geology.cz/1344.

Location in map:

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