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Zřícenina Blanseku

General Characteristics

County (administration): South Moravia Region
District (town): Blansko
Cadastre: Suchdol v Moravském krasu
Map 1 : 50 000 (sheet No): 2423, 24233
Geological region: Moravosilesian Devonian; Drahany, Mírov and Jeseníky Culm, incl. the Maleník block
Accessibility: - passable footpath
ID : 3917

Geology

Short characteristics of the site: The surroundings of ruins of the Blansek Castle are bulit of dark grey amphipora Lažánky Limestone Member of the Macocha Formation, Givetian of the Moravian Karst. Lower Miocene sands and gravels were found in the cave Pod hradem situated beneath the castle. This locality is classified as National Nature Reserve 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
Subject: history, paleontology, stratigraphy, structural geology
Geological phenomenon: karst cave, horizontal section, fossils fauna, bed
Genesis: tectonic, sedimentary
Rock: limestone, gravel-sand

Territorial conservation

Level of protection: National nature reserve 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 and Biological Locality)
Part of LEPA (Large-size especially protected areas): CHKO (Protected landscape area) - Moravský kras
Conflicts of interests: tourism

References

Baldík, V. et al. (2016): Vysvětlivky k základním geologickým mapám České republiky 1 : 25 000 24-233 Ostrov u Macochy. MS Archiv České geologické služby.; Bajer, A. – Otava, J. – Vít, J. – Lisá, L. (2013): Nález reliktu miocénních sedimentů v jeskyni Pod hradem, Moravský kras. – Zprávy Vlastivědného muzea v Olomouci, přírodní vědy 2013, 305, 120-126.

Elaboration and Updating

Elaborated by: Otava Jiří, 14.04.16
Updated by: Gürtlerová Pavla 04.10.17, Kukal Zdeněk 20.12.17

Citation

The database Significant geological localities of the Czech Republic: 3917 [online]. Prague: Czech Geological Survey, 1998 [cit. 2022-01-24]. Available from: http:// lokality.geology.cz/3917.

Location in map:

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Hrad Blansek byl zbudován z lažáneckých (amfiporových) vápenců., Jiří Otava, 2015
Detail amfiporových lažáneckých vápenců., Jiří Otava, 2015


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