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Kružberk - cvičné skály

General Characteristics

County (administration): Moravia-Silesian Region
District (town): Opava
Cadastre: Kružberk
Map 1 : 50 000 (sheet No): 1534, 15341
Geological region: Moravosilesian Devonian; Drahany, Mírov and Jeseníky Culm, incl. the Maleník block
Accessibility: - entry permit for car necessary
Excursion locality: yes
ID : 3799


Short characteristics of the site: Sheety bedded greywackes and siltstones with parallel and convolute lamination, ripple marks on steep to subvertical bedding planes. Pebbly mudstones crop out in close vicinity. This locality is recommended for protection.
Regional geologic unit: Bohemian Massif - crystalline complex and pre-Variscian Palaeozoic - Moravosilesian region - Moravosilesian Palaeozoicum
Stratigraphy: paleozoikum, paleozoikum - karbon - spodní karbon - kulm - visé
Subject: geology, structural geology, petrology, sedimentology
Geological phenomenon: characteristic rock, ripple marks, sole markings , lithological boundary, selective erosion, cliff
Genesis: sedimentary
Rock: greywacke, shale, siltstone, conglomerate

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: without conflicts


Bábek, O. – Kalvoda, J. – Otava, J. – Šimíček, D. (2014): Carboniferous Turbidite Systems of the Variscan Foreland: The Moravo-Silesian Culm Basin. Central European Meeting of Sedimentary Geology. 34 s. – Univerzita Palackého Olomouc.

Elaboration and Updating

Elaborated by: Otava Jiří, 10.10.14
Updated by: Otava Jiří 29.04.15, Kukal Zdeněk 19.12.17


The database Significant geological localities of the Czech Republic: 3799 [online]. Prague: Czech Geological Survey, 1998 [cit. 2023-02-04]. Available from: http:// lokality.geology.cz/3799.

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