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Štola nad Švýcárnou

General Characteristics

County (administration): South Moravia Region
District (town): Brno-venkov
Cadastre: Babice nad Svitavou
Map 1 : 50 000 (sheet No): 2441, 24411
Geological region: Moravosilesian Devonian; Drahany, Mírov and Jeseníky Culm, incl. the Maleník block
Accessibility: - passable footpath
Technical object: gallery
ID : 3706


Short characteristics of the site: Geological section in the 320 m long adit includes granodiorite of the Brno Massif and limestones of the Josefov Beds. The locality is situated in the Protected Landscape Area Moravský kras - the Moravian Karst.
Regional geologic unit: Bohemian Massif - crystalline complex and pre-Variscian Palaeozoic - Moravosilesian region - Moravosilesian Palaeozoicum
Stratigraphy: paleozoikum - devon - střední devon - givet, proterozoikum - neoproterozoikum (1000 - 542 Ma)
Subject: mining and mining impacts, geology, paleontology, mineralogy, structural geology
Geological phenomenon: characteristic rock, mineral, bed, fossils fauna
Genesis: magmatic, tectonic, sedimentary
Rock: granodiorite, sandstone, limestone

Territorial conservation

Level of protection: Registred geological localities suggested to protection 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) - Moravský kras
Conflicts of interests: tourism


Otava, J. et al (in prep.): Vysvětlivky k základní geologické mapě 1:25000 list Jedovnice 24-411

Elaboration and Updating

Elaborated by: Otava Jiří, 16.09.13
Updated by: Kukal Zdeněk 18.12.17


The database Significant geological localities of the Czech Republic: 3706 [online]. Prague: Czech Geological Survey, 1998 [cit. 2022-12-08]. Available from: http:// lokality.geology.cz/3706.

Location in map:

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Jiří Otava, 2011
Jiří Otava, 2011
Jiří Otava, 2011

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