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Geology of Frenštát region

From the perspective of geological Frenštát territory belongs to the zone of the Outer Western Carpathians built wrinkled called strata. Carpathian flysch. Composed primarily of rock established in the depths of the ocean at the end of the Mesozoic and Tertiary (upper class to older paleogén) mountains were tectonically fleshed Alpine orogeny during the Tertiary period, when there was a collision of the Eurasian and the African continent. During pressurization were piled folds over itself like a huge pall pushed to the edge of the Krkonoše-Jeseníky floes (province Czech massif), which was kamenouhelnými layers is pushed into the depths. So now in Frenstat coal deposit. Picking up the Carpathian arc strikes us as Beskids and White Carpathians. The final landscaping was completed in the Quaternary ice ages, when the Central Europe penetrated northern continental glacier.

GPS position

N 49° 32.716', E 18° 11.970'



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