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Studenské skály

General Characteristics

County (administration): Pardubice Region
District (town): Ústí nad Orlicí
Cadastre: Studené
Map 1 : 50 000 (sheet No): 1414, 14144
Geological region: Orlice-Sněžník, Nové Město and Staré Město crystalline complexes
Accessibility: - passable footpath
ID : 2519


Short characteristics of the site: Orlice-Sněžník Crystalline. Rocky summit parts of the Studený Hill. Outcrops consist of fine grained laminated orthogneiss of a Gieraltow Type. Interesting macro- and mesorelief features.
Regional geologic unit: Bohemian Massif - crystalline complex and pre-Variscian Palaeozoic - Lugicum - Orlice-Sněžník crystalline complex
Stratigraphy: paleozoikum
Subject: geology, geomorphology, petrology
Geological phenomenon: characteristic rock, horizontal section, castellated ridge, rock salient, rock schelter, rock plate
Genesis: metamorphic (general metamorphism)
Rock: orthogneiss

Territorial conservation

Level of protection: Registered interesting geological localities
Protection of a geol. phenomenon: C - Geological phenomenon is the reason for a registration in the database of CGS
Conflicts of interests: without conflicts


Opletal et al. (1980): Geologie Orlických hor. Ústř. úst. geol. Praha.

Elaboration and Updating

Elaborated by: Opletal Mojmír, 26.02.06
Updated by: Opletal Mojmír 26.02.06, Gürtlerová Pavla 22.08.11, Kukal Zdeněk 10.10.12


The database Significant geological localities of the Czech Republic: 2519 [online]. Prague: Czech Geological Survey, 1998 [cit. 2023-12-08]. Available from: http:// lokality.geology.cz/2519.

Location in map:

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Pohled z Studenských skal směrem k Suchému vrchu., Pavla Gürtlerová, 2011

(C) 2003-2012 ČGS, verse aplikace 1.21 [3.2.2016]