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Skalky u Lhotky

General Characteristics

County (administration): Pardubice Region
District (town): Chrudim
Cadastre: Třemošnice nad Doubravou
Map 1 : 50 000 (sheet No): 1343, 13432
Geological region: Oheb, Svratka and Polička crystalline complex; Železné hory Mts. Proterozoic; Hlinsko Zone; Železné hory Mts. Pluton; Chrudim Palaeozoic
Accessibility: - no traffic restriction ( by car)
Excursion locality: yes
ID : 3669


Short characteristics of the site: This locality is called "Skalky u Lhotky - the Rocky Cliffs near Lhotka settlement". It occurs just along geological boundary between the Moldanubicum and ths Kutná Hora Crystalline. This marginal zone is mostly covered by overlying Cretaceous deposits. The Moldanubian rock section consists of migmatites with lenses of biotite paragneisses and erlans. The locality belongs to the network of UNESCO Geoparks as "the Železné Hory National Geopark - The Iron Mountains National Geopark".
Regional geologic unit: Bohemian Massif - crystalline complex and pre-Variscian Palaeozoic - Moldanubicum - Metamorphic units in Moldanubicum
Stratigraphy: proterozoikum, paleozoikum
Subject: geology, petrology
Geological phenomenon: outcrop
Genesis: metamorphic (general metamorphism)
Rock: migmatite

Territorial conservation

Level of protection: Interesting geological localities in Protected landscape area
Protection of a geol. phenomenon: C - Geological phenomenon is the reason for a registration in the database of CGS
Part of LEPA (Large-size especially protected areas): CHKO (Protected landscape area) - Železné hory
Part of the Geopark: Železné hory
Conflicts of interests: without conflicts


DOUCEK, Jan (2012): Národní Geopark Železné hory - mapování. Závěrečná zpráva, MS Vodní zdroje Chrudim, spol. s r. o.

Elaboration and Updating

Elaborated by: Králová Anna, 08.02.13
Updated by: Kukal Zdeněk 12.09.17, Kukal Zdeněk 12.09.17


The database Significant geological localities of the Czech Republic: 3669 [online]. Prague: Czech Geological Survey, 1998 [cit. 2023-06-04]. Available from: http:// lokality.geology.cz/3669.

Location in map:

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(C) 2003-2012 ČGS, verse aplikace 1.21 [3.2.2016]