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Borkovická blata

General Characteristics

County (administration): South Bohemia Region
District (town): Tábor
Cadastre: Borkovice
Map 1 : 50 000 (sheet No): 2242, 22424
Geological region: Třeboň & České Budějovice basins
Accessibility: - no traffic restriction ( by car)
Excursion locality: yes
ID : 881


Short characteristics of the site: Large peat bog with underlying impermeable sandy and clayey Cretaceous sediments of the Třeboň Basin. This peat bog was formed after Last Glacial. The peat is 6-8 metres thick. Sedimentologically and botanically very interesting locality.
Regional geologic unit: Bohemian Massif - superficial deposits and post-Variscian magmatites - Cretaceous - Southern Bohemian basins - Cretaceous, Bohemian Massif - superficial deposits and post-Variscian magmatites - Quaternary - Quaternary of deposition areas of Bohemian Massif
Stratigraphy: kenozoikum - kvartér
Subject: mining and mining impacts, economic geology, sedimentology, botany, petrology
Geological phenomenon: peat bog
Genesis: organogenic (activity of organisms)
Rock: peat

Territorial conservation

Level of protection: Nature reserve
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: (geology is important aspect of Biological declared Locality )
Conflicts of interests: without conflicts


Dohnal Z./1958/: Borkovická blata.-Anthropozoikum,7,99-108.Praha.

Elaboration and Updating

Elaborated by: Štěpánek Petr, 14.11.94
Updated by: Plíšek Antonín 23.01.05, Štěpánek Petr 08.09.10


The database Significant geological localities of the Czech Republic: 881 [online]. Prague: Czech Geological Survey, 1998 [cit. 2023-12-08]. Available from: http:// lokality.geology.cz/881.

Location in map:

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Rekultivovaná část borkovických rašelinišť. Borkovice., Petr Štěpánek, 2002

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