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General Characteristics

County (administration): South Moravia Region
District (town): Hodonín
Cadastre: Bzenec, Vracov
Map 1 : 50 000 (sheet No): 3422, 34224
Geological region: Neogene of the Vienna Basin
Accessibility: - no traffic restriction ( by car)
ID : 2897

Geology

Short characteristics of the site: Vienna Basin, Neogene and Quaternary. National Nature Monument. Gently undulating plain with a belt of aeolian dunes. Late Tertiary sediments and river terraces served as a source material for aeolian dunes. Their cover is 10 - 30 m thick. This sand is predominantly quartzose, acidic. Very interesting and attractive fauna and xerophytic flora.
Regional geologic unit: Bohemian Massif - superficial deposits and post-Variscian magmatites - Quaternary - Quaternary of deposition areas of Bohemian Massif
Stratigraphy: kenozoikum - kvartér
Subject: geomorphology, quaternary geology, botany
Geological phenomenon: sand dune
Genesis: aeolian (wind activity)
Rock: sand

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 (geology is important aspect of Biological declared Locality )
Conflicts of interests: ground instability, open cast mining

References

Mackovčin P., Jatiová M., Demek J., Slavík P. a kol. (2007): Brněnsko. In: Mackovčin P.(ed): Chráněná území ČR, Svazek IX. Agentura ochrany přírody a krajiny ČR a EkoCentrum Brno,str 502-504, Praha.

Elaboration and Updating

Elaborated by: Gürtlerová Pavla, 29.10.08
Updated by: Gürtlerová Pavla 17.04.12, Kukal Zdeněk 09.10.12

Citation

The database Significant geological localities of the Czech Republic: 2897 [online]. Prague: Czech Geological Survey, 1998 [cit. 2024-04-20]. Available from: http:// lokality.geology.cz/2897.

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