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General Characteristics

County (administration): Ústí nad Labem Region
District (town): Litoměřice
Cadastre: Žalhostice, Litoměřice
Map 1 : 50 000 (sheet No): 0243, 02431
Geological region: Neovolcanics of the České středohoří Mts.
Accessibility: - passable footpath
Technical object: guarry
Excursion locality: yes
ID : 135

Geology

Short characteristics of the site: Prominent landmark towering above the Litoměřice City. Abandoned quarry exposes a basanite intrusive body within the Cretaceous marlstones of the Teplice Formation. Volcanic body exhibits columnar jointing with a haphazard column orientation. Geomorphologically and volcanologically significant site.
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, geomorphology, petrology, botany
Geological phenomenon: intrusion, lava, stony organ
Genesis: volcanic
Rock: basanite

Territorial conservation

Level of protection: Nature monument 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 locality)
Part of LEPA (Large-size especially protected areas): CHKO (Protected landscape area) - České středohoří
Conflicts of interests: without conflicts

References

Shrbený et al. (1967): Základní geologická mapa 1 : 25 000 M-33-53-A-c Litoměřice. - Archiv ÚÚG, Praha.

Elaboration and Updating

Elaborated by: Cajz Vladimír, 10.11.94
Updated by: Gürtlerová Pavla 04.08.09, Rapprich Vladislav 03.09.09

Citation

The database Significant geological localities of the Czech Republic: 135 [online]. Prague: Czech Geological Survey, 1998 [cit. 2023-02-04]. Available from: http:// lokality.geology.cz/135.

Location in map:

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Lomová stěna, s. část., Pavla Gürtlerová, 2009
Zachovalá sloupcovitá odlučnost bazanitu v sutích na úbočí lomové stěny, sloupce až 1m., Pavla Gürtlerová, 2009
Kamenné moře na  západních svazích Plešivce, v pozadí Radobýl , Pavla Gürtlerová, 2009
Lomová stěna , Vladislav Rapprich, 2009
Pohled z lomu k sz., okraj nižšího patra., Vladislav Rapprich, 2009
Lomová stěna a sutě se zachovalými sloupcovitými tvary., Pavla Gürtlerová, 2009
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