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General Characteristics

County (administration): Liberec Region
District (town): Česká Lípa
Cadastre: Domašice
Map 1 : 50 000 (sheet No): 0242, 02423
Geological region: Czech Cretaceous Basin - Jizera Cretaceous & Cretaceous of the lower section of Labe River, Ploučnice, Kamenice and the Děčínský Sněžník Mt.
Accessibility: - passable footpath
Excursion locality: yes
ID : 37

Geology

Short characteristics of the site: Sandstone ridge of medium- to coarse-grained quartzose sandstone of the upper part of the Jizera Formation (Cretaceous, Turonian). Sandstones are locally cemented with iron compounds. Selective weathering around the cemented portions created a range of mesoforms like karren, pinnacles and mushroom rocks.
Regional geologic unit: Bohemian Massif - superficial deposits and post-Variscian magmatites - Cretaceous - Czech Cretaceous Basin
Stratigraphy: mezozoikum - křída - svrchní křída - turon
Subject: geomorphology
Geological phenomenon: incrustation, selective erosion, karren, rock bag, weather pit, rock schelter, natural window
Genesis: sedimentary, weathering
Rock: sandstone

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) - Kokořínsko
Conflicts of interests: without conflicts

References

Adamovič J. (2002): Kokořínsko. In: Železivce české křídové pánve. - Knih. Čes. speleol. spol., 38, 7-36. Zlatý kůň, Praha. Demek J. et al. (1987): Hory a nížiny. - Academia, Praha. Mackovčin P. a Sedláček M. (2005): Chráněná území ČR - Střední Čechy, svazek XIII. Agentura ochrany přírody a krajiny ČR a EkoCentrum Brno, Praha, 904 pp.

Elaboration and Updating

Elaborated by: Adamovič Jiří, 14.11.94
Updated by: Adamovič Jiří 17.02.07, Lorencová Markéta 26.06.07, Valečka Jaroslav 27.08.09

Citation

The database Significant geological localities of the Czech Republic: 37 [online]. Prague: Czech Geological Survey, 1998 [cit. 2022-11-28]. Available from: http:// lokality.geology.cz/37.

Location in map:

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Jaroslav Valečka
Motyčková Kamila - Šír Jiří, 2009
Jaroslav Valečka, 2004
PP Husa - křemenné pískovce jizerského souvrství, Jaroslav Valečka, 2003
Husa - železité inkrustace na hřbetu, Jiří Adamovič, 1999
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