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General Characteristics

County (administration): Liberec Region
District (town): Česká Lípa
Cadastre: Svébořice
Map 1 : 50 000 (sheet No): 0331, 03311
Geological region: Czech Cretaceous Basin - Jizera Cretaceous & Cretaceous of the lower section of Labe River, Ploučnice, Kamenice and the Děčínský Sněžník Mt.
Accessibility: - no traffic restriction ( by car)
Excursion locality: yes
ID : 1585

Geology

Short characteristics of the site: The Bohemian Cretaceous Basin. Complex of rocks at a foot of Ralsko Mt. in a form of castellated calcareous sandstones of the Middle Turonioan age. Strong erosion separated sandstone pillars and blocks and modelled special features as a rock mushroom. Locally some human rock relief modelling can be observed.
Regional geologic unit: Bohemian Massif - superficial deposits and post-Variscian magmatites - Cretaceous - Czech Cretaceous Basin
Stratigraphy: mezozoikum - křída - svrchní křída - turon
Subject: geomorphology, sedimentology
Geological phenomenon: cliff, mushroom rock
Genesis: sedimentary, weathering
Rock: sandstone

Territorial conservation

Level of protection: 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: (geology is important aspect of Biological declared Locality )
Part of the Geopark: Ralsko
Conflicts of interests: without conflicts

References

Mackovčin P., Sedláček M. a Kuncová J. (2002): Chráněná území ČR - Liberecko, Svazek III. Agentura ochrany přírody a krajiny ČR a EkoCentrum Brno, Praha.; Rubáš Dominik, 2012: Krásy neživé přírody v Podještědí, Tiskové centrum ČGS, Praha, 82 s.

Elaboration and Updating

Elaborated by: Lorencová Markéta, 23.11.07
Updated by: Gürtlerová Pavla 10.07.09, Vajskebrová Markéta 27.09.17, Vajskebrová Markéta 27.09.17

Citation

The database Significant geological localities of the Czech Republic: 1585 [online]. Prague: Czech Geological Survey, 1998 [cit. 2022-12-08]. Available from: http:// lokality.geology.cz/1585.

Location in map:

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Ralsko - pískovcový skalní hřib ve Vranovských skalách, Jiří Adamovič, 1995


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