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General Characteristics

County (administration): Liberec Region
District (town): Jablonec nad Nisou
Cadastre: Besedice
Map 1 : 50 000 (sheet No): 0332, 03324
Geological region: Czech Cretaceous Basin - Labe & Čáslav Cretaceous; Cretaceous of the Dlouhá mez
Accessibility: - no traffic restriction ( by car)
Excursion locality: yes
ID : 65

Geology

Short characteristics of the site: Rugged dominant ridge formed of tilted up to recumbent folds of the Cretaceous Cenomanian sandstones near to the Lužice fracture zone. This unique geomorphological feature is also called The Bohemian Dolomites. Sandstones are jointed, crushed and often silicified. Suché skály is a rock complex built up by vertical sandstone beds. It is a frequently visited site favoured by tourists and mountaineers.
Regional geologic unit: Bohemian Massif - superficial deposits and post-Variscian magmatites - Cretaceous - Czech Cretaceous Basin
Stratigraphy: mezozoikum - křída - svrchní křída - cenoman
Subject: geomorphology, structural geology, lithology, geology
Geological phenomenon: fault, slickenside, honeycombs, fossils fauna, scree field, cliff, rock plate, rock salient, slickenside, rock chimney, rock bag, castellated ridge, incrustation
Genesis: sedimentary, tectonic, weathering
Rock: sandstone, melaphyre

Territorial conservation

Level of protection: National 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) - Český ráj
Part of the Geopark: Bohemian Paradise
Conflicts of interests: tourism, sports, ground instability

References

Mackovčin P., Sedláček M. a Kuncová J. (2002): Chráněná území ČR - Liberecko, Svazek III. Agentura ochrany přírody a krajiny ČR a EkoCentrum Brno, Praha, 331 s.; Chráněná krajinná oblast Český ráj, turistická mapa 1 : 25 000 (2008): Nakladatelství ROSY, Rohlík a syn. Mělník.; 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: Pražák Jiří, 04.11.94
Updated by: Lorencová Markéta 26.06.07, Gürtlerová Pavla 15.11.08, Rejchrt Miroslav 16.11.11

Citation

The database Significant geological localities of the Czech Republic: 65 [online]. Prague: Czech Geological Survey, 1998 [cit. 2021-04-11]. Available from: http:// lokality.geology.cz/65.

Location in map:

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Pohled na Suché skály od Besedických skal ze Sokola, Alena Neubertová, 2010
Strmě ukloněné cenomanské pískovce podél lužického zlomového pásma, Tomáš Kumpan, 2008
Pohled na Suché skály od Besedických skal ze Sokola., Motyčková Kamila - Šír Jiří, 2005


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