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General Characteristics

County (administration): Ústí nad Labem Region
District (town): Děčín
Cadastre: Podmokly
Map 1 : 50 000 (sheet No): 0223, 02234
Geological region: Neovolcanics of the České středohoří Mts.
Accessibility: - passable footpath
Excursion locality: yes
ID : 4099


Short characteristics of the site: Prominent elevation on the Elbe (Labe) River bank. Relics of the scoria cone with traces of former crater. Scoria deposits are coarse grained with scattered volcanic bombs and admixture of fragments of basanite lava. In 1914 mighty debris slide on slopes took place and its affects are still visible. The locality is situated in the Protected Landscape Area "České Středohoří - the Bohemian Central Mountains".
Regional geologic unit: Bohemian Massif - superficial deposits and post-Variscian magmatites - Tertiary - Dispersed Alcalic volcanits, Bohemian Massif - superficial deposits and post-Variscian magmatites - Quaternary
Stratigraphy: kenozoikum - neogén, kenozoikum - kvartér - holocén
Subject: volcanology, engineering geology, geomorphology
Geological phenomenon: cinder cone, lava, landslide, vulcano
Genesis: volcanic , weathering , gravitational
Rock: scoria, basanite, colluvium

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 LEPA (Large-size especially protected areas): CHKO (Protected landscape area) - České středohoří
Conflicts of interests: without conflicts


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Elaboration and Updating

Elaborated by: Rapprich Vladislav, 10.10.17
Updated by: Kukal Zdeněk 20.02.18


The database Significant geological localities of the Czech Republic: 4099 [online]. Prague: Czech Geological Survey, 1998 [cit. 2024-04-20]. Available from: http:// lokality.geology.cz/4099.

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