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Besedické skály (Sokol - Tyršova skála)

General Characteristics

County (administration): Liberec Region
District (town): Semily
Cadastre: Besedice
Map 1 : 50 000 (sheet No): 0332, 03324
Geological region: Czech Cretaceous Basin - Labe & Čáslav Cretaceous; Cretaceous of the Dlouhá mez
Accessibility: - passable footpath
Excursion locality: yes
ID : 3198

Geology

Short characteristics of the site: A hill above the Jizera river valley. It is composed of late Cretaceous Turonian-Coniacian quartzose sandstones and a Tertiary volcanic rock-basanite. Sedimentary structures and volcanic phenomena can be observed here.
Regional geologic unit: Bohemian Massif - superficial deposits and post-Variscian magmatites - Cretaceous - Czech Cretaceous Basin, Bohemian Massif - superficial deposits and post-Variscian magmatites - Tertiary - Dispersed Alcalic volcanits
Stratigraphy: mezozoikum - křída - svrchní křída - turon - svrchní turon, kenozoikum - terciér (paleogén - neogén)
Subject: sedimentology, volcanology, geology, petrology
Geological phenomenon: rock, lava, lithological boundary, bed, bedding
Genesis: sedimentary, volcanic
Rock: sandstone, basanite

Territorial conservation

Level of protection: Registred geological localities suggested to protection in Protected landscape area
Protection of a geol. phenomenon: B - Geological phenomenon is the reason for a recommendation to the protection
Part of LEPA (Large-size especially protected areas): CHKO (Protected landscape area) - Český ráj
Part of the Geopark: Bohemian Paradise
Conflicts of interests: without conflicts

References

Raprrich, V., red. (2011): Základní geologická mapa České republiky 1 : 25 000 s Vysvětlivkami 03-324 Turnov. - Česká geologická služba. Praha.

Elaboration and Updating

Elaborated by: Rejchrt Miroslav, 13.07.10
Updated by: Gürtlerová Pavla 08.01.11

Citation

The database Significant geological localities of the Czech Republic: 3198 [online]. Prague: Czech Geological Survey, 1998 [cit. 2022-12-08]. Available from: http:// lokality.geology.cz/3198.

Location in map:

Links to neighbouring localities within 2 km radius are available on mouse click in the map window.
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Skály u Kalicha, voštinovité zvětrávání v pískovcích, Alena Neubertová, 2010
Skály u Kalicha, voštinovité zvětrávání v pískovcích, Alena Neubertová, 2010
Skály u Kalicha, Alena Neubertová, 2010


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