Interesting geosites of the Czech Republic

Interesting geosites is a map application created by the Czech Geological Survey in order to promote geology to a broad public.

Map content

The map layers of Geosites briefly and clearly describe geologically interesting sites in the Czech Republic in several categories:

Description of the geosite includes a name and a photo, level of its protection and other references. It is possible to bookmark the favourite places and to measure distances and areas in the map.

Additional layers:

Map services of the server Mapy.cz are used as basemaps (hiking maps with marked trails and ortophotomap).

Functioning of the application

Web application is platform independent and it works in all modern browsers on any device (both desktop and mobile). Does not work in IE 8 and lower versions.

Starting with this version you can change the visibility of each map layer.

The availability and accuracy of locating your position depends on the features and settings of your device (GPS, access to Wi-Fi…).

Your comments to the application

Possible inaccuracies, incorrect information, any mistakes, wrong positions, broken links and any errors or suggestions concerning functionality can be reported at zajimavosti@geology.cz. Thank you.

Related geological information

Chronostratigrafic terms with the respective ages are defined in the International Chronostratigraphic Chart on the web page of the International Commission on Stratigraphy. Czech and English geological terminology is connected in the Dictionary of Geology.

The subsequent maintenance of the application and updates of the data are parts of the main aims of the internal project of the Czech Geological Survey called Significant geological localities of the Czech Republic .

Maintenance of the application

The maintenance of the application and updates of the data are among the main aims of the internal project of the Czech Geological Survey called Significant geological localities of the Czech Republic.