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Koukolova hora

General Characteristics

County (administration): Central Bohemia Region
District (town): Beroun
Cadastre: Popovice, Tmaň
Map 1 : 50 000 (sheet No): 1241, 12413
Geological region: Barrandien Palaeozoic; Blanice Furrow
Technical object: guarry
ID : 175


Short characteristics of the site: The hill with old quarries in its summit area. Well exposed lower parts of the Lochkov Formation developed in its Kotýz limestone facies. Rich trilobite fauna. Karst features.
Regional geologic unit: Bohemian Massif - crystalline complex and pre-Variscian Palaeozoic - Bohemicum (Central Bohemian region) - Barrandien
Stratigraphy: paleozoikum - silur, paleozoikum - devon
Subject: paleontology, stratigraphy
Geological phenomenon: karst
Genesis: sedimentary
Rock: limestone

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
Part of the Geopark: Barrandien
Conflicts of interests: waste disposal, vegetation


Horný, R. (1955): Studie o vrstvách budňanských v západní části Barrandienu. - Sbor. Ústř. Úst. geol., Geol., 21, 2, 315-447. Praha. Chlupáč, I., Jaeger, H. a Zikmundová, J. (1972): The Silurian-Devonian boundary in the Barrandian.- Bull. Canad. Petrol. Geol., 20(1):104-174. Calgary.

Elaboration and Updating

Elaborated by: Chlupáč Ivo, 18.03.93


The database Significant geological localities of the Czech Republic: 175 [online]. Prague: Czech Geological Survey, 1998 [cit. 2023-06-04]. Available from: http:// lokality.geology.cz/175.

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