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Lom Úpohlavy

General Characteristics

County (administration): Ústí nad Labem Region
District (town): Litoměřice
Cadastre: Úpohlavy, Želechovice, Černiv
Map 1 : 50 000 (sheet No): 0243, 02433
Geological region: Czech Cretaceous Basin - Velim, Praha, Roudnice and Ohře Cretaceous
Accessibility: - special entry permit necessary (military area, quarry, private land)
Technical object: guarry
Excursion locality: yes
ID : 1450

Geology

Short characteristics of the site: A limestone quarry with exposed rocks of the lower part of the Teplice Formation, Bohemian Cretaceous Basin. Its sedimentology, paleontology and stratigraphy was extensively studied. Top part of the Jizera Formation (claystone) is exposed on the quarry bottom.
Regional geologic unit: Bohemian Massif - superficial deposits and post-Variscian magmatites - Cretaceous - Czech Cretaceous Basin
Stratigraphy: Turonian
Subject: stratigraphy, sedimentology, paleontology
Geological phenomenon: fossils fauna, lithological boundary, characteristic rock
Genesis: sedimentary
Rock: limestone, marlstone

Territorial conservation

Level of protection: Registered geological localities suggested for protection
Protection of a geol. phenomenon: B - Geological phenomenon is the reason for a recommendation to the protection
Conflicts of interests: exploitation

References

Ekrt, B., Košťák, M., Mazuch, M., Valíček, J., Voigt, S., Wiese, F. (2001): Short note on new records of late Turonian (Upper Cretaceous) marine reptile remains from the Úpohlavy quarry (NW Bohemia, Czech Republic). - Bull. Czech Geol. Surv., 76, 2, 101-106. Praha. Čech, S., Hradecká, L., Laurin, J., Štaffen, Z., Švábenická, L., Uličný, D. (1996): Úpohlavy quarry: rocord of late Turonian sea-level oscillations and synsedimentary tectonic activity. - Stratigraphy and Facies of the Bohemian-Saxonian Cretaceous Basin. Field Trip Guide, 5th International Cretaceous Symposium, 32-34. Freiberg. Čech, S., Klein, V., Kříž, J., Valečka, J. (1980): Revision of the Upper Cretaceous stratigraphy of the Bohemian Cretaceous Basin. - Věst. Ústř. Úst. Geol., 55, 277-296. Praha. Krutský, N. (1989): Úpohlavy. Závěrečná zpráva. - MS, Geofond Praha. Švábenická, L. (1999): Braarudosphaera-rich sediments in the Turonian of the Bohemian Cretaceous Basin, Czech Republic. - Cretaceous Research, 20, 773-782.

Elaboration and Updating

Elaborated by: Vodrážka Radek , Čech Stanislav, 17.01.03
Updated by: Vodrážka Radek 15.10.09

Citation

The database Significant geological localities of the Czech Republic: 1450 [online]. Prague: Czech Geological Survey, 1998 [cit. 2019-06-26]. Available from: http:// lokality.geology.cz/1450.

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