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Pulčín - Hradisko

General Characteristics

County (administration): Zlín Region
District (town): Vsetín
Cadastre: Pulčín
Map 1 : 50 000 (sheet No): 2541, 25413
Geological region: Fore-Magura, Rača (E from the Napajedla gateway), Bystrica & Bílé Karpaty units
Accessibility: - passable footpath
Excursion locality: yes
ID : 730


Short characteristics of the site: Rocky ridge passing into small rock city (castellated sandstones). This locality is formed of sandstones and conglomerates of the Upper Soláň Member of the Magura flysch (Paleogene). Selective weathering during periglacial and humid climate caused intensive separation of a rock massive into mesorelief and microrelief forms.
Regional geologic unit: Carpathian - Flysch belt - Magurian group of nappes
Stratigraphy: kenozoikum - paleogén
Subject: geomorphology, sedimentology
Geological phenomenon: pseudocrast cave, rockwall, rock chimney, rock, castellated rocks
Genesis: weathering , sedimentary, frost weathering
Rock: sandstone

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) - Beskydy
Conflicts of interests: tourism, sports, vegetation


Baldík V. et al. (2008): Základní geologická mapa České republiky 1 : 25 000 s Vysvětlivkami 25- 413 Francova Lhota. Česká geologická služba. Praha.

Elaboration and Updating

Elaborated by: Šulgan František, 22.11.93
Updated by: Gürtlerová Pavla 15.11.08, Baldík Vít 09.03.12, Krejčí Oldřich 17.10.12, Krejčí Oldřich 18.10.12


The database Significant geological localities of the Czech Republic: 730 [online]. Prague: Czech Geological Survey, 1998 [cit. 2024-04-20]. Available from: http:// lokality.geology.cz/730.

Location in map:

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Roman Novotný, 2012
Roman Novotný, 2012
Roman Novotný, 2012
Oldřich Krejčí, 2007
Oldřich Krejčí, 2007
Oldřich Krejčí, 2007
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