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Vápenice

General Characteristics

County (administration): Olomouc Region
District (town): Prostějov
Cadastre: Slatinky
Map 1 : 50 000 (sheet No): 2422, 24223
Geological region: Moravosilesian Devonian; Drahany, Mírov and Jeseníky Culm, incl. the Maleník block
Technical object: guarry
ID : 1821

Geology

Short characteristics of the site: Moravosilesian Palaeozoic and Tertiary. Group of small abandoned limestone quarries exposing Devonian dolomites and the Lažánky Limestone. They are partly covered by Badenian calcareous clays and sands. Also Quaternary loess deposits occur locally. This locality is protected as a Nature Monument.
Regional geologic unit: Bohemian Massif - crystalline complex and pre-Variscian Palaeozoic - Moravosilesian region - Moravosilesian Palaeozoicum, Bohemian Massif - crystalline complex and pre-Variscian Palaeozoic - Moravosilesian region - Moravosilesian Palaeozoicum
Stratigraphy: Devonian, Givetian
Subject: petrology
Geological phenomenon: outcrop
Genesis: sedimentary
Rock: limestone, dolomite, clay, sand, loess loam

Territorial conservation

Level of protection: National nature monument
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 and Biological Locality)
Part of nature park: Velký Kosíř - jih
Conflicts of interests: waste disposal

References

Šafář J. a kol.(2003): Olomoucko. In: Mackovčin P., Sedláček M.(eds): Chráněná území ČR, Svazek VI. Agentura ochrany přírody a krajiny ČR a EkoCentrum Brno,str.210 Praha.

Elaboration and Updating

Elaborated by: Jirková Pavlína, 02.03.10
Updated by: Otava Jiří 25.10.11

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