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General Characteristics

County (administration): Hradec Králové Region
District (town): Náchod
Cadastre: Ždár nad Metují
Map 1 : 50 000 (sheet No): 0433, 04332,04314
Geological region: Czech Cretaceous Basin - E-Bohemian and W-Moravian Cretaceous; Chrudim Cretaceous; Králíky Furrow; Police Basin
Accessibility: - passable footpath
Excursion locality: yes
ID : 97

Geology

Short characteristics of the site: Sandstone pillars and columns formed of quartzose sandstones (Cretaceous, Teplice Formation, Turonian-Coniacian). Many relief phenomena formed by a selective weathering. Sedimentologically and geomorphologically attractive locality.
Regional geologic unit: Bohemian Massif - superficial deposits and post-Variscian magmatites - Cretaceous - Czech Cretaceous Basin
Stratigraphy: mezozoikum - křída - svrchní křída - turon
Subject: geomorphology, structural geology
Geological phenomenon: rock pillar, castellated rocks
Genesis: sedimentary, weathering
Rock: sandstone

Territorial conservation

Level of protection: 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) - Broumovsko
Part of the Geopark: Broumovsko
Conflicts of interests: without conflicts

References

Petrascheck, W. (1934): Der böhmische Anteil der Mittelsudeten und sein Vorland. - Mitt. Geol. Gesell., 26, 1-136. Wien.

Elaboration and Updating

Elaborated by: Čech Stanislav, 31.10.94
Updated by: Čech Stanislav 21.11.09

Citation

The database Significant geological localities of the Czech Republic: 97 [online]. Prague: Czech Geological Survey, 1998 [cit. 2024-04-20]. Available from: http:// lokality.geology.cz/97.

Location in map:

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Soubor souběžně jdoucích pískovcových věží a hřebenů (např. Kočičí hrad), oddělených úzkými rozsedlinami (např. Sluj českých bratří). , Jan Vítek, 2012


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