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Monitoring Network TM-71

Na Spicaku cave
(Czech republic)

Site: Na Spicaku cave
Country: Czech republic
Coordinates: N 50°17'0,42''
E 17°14'59,53''
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Gauge count: 2
Position: Touristically accessible cave approx. 7 km N of the Jesenik town, foothill of the Sokolský Ridge
Geological situation: Bohemian massif, Devonian crystalline limestone of Vrbno unit
fault 1
Na Spicaku 1
Course of inclination: 180 ° / Sklon: 82 °
Installation date: 11/2002
fault 2
Na Spicaku 2
Course of inclination: 214 ° / Inclination: 80 °
Installation date: 11/2002
Coopering institutions:
  • Cave Administration of the Czech republic (web)
  • References:
  • Stemberk J., Košťák B., Cacon S. (2010): A tectonic pressure pulse and increased geodynamic activity recorded from the long-term monitoring of faults in Europe. - Tectonophysics, 487, 1-12 (download)
  • Stemberk J., Košťák B. (2008): Recent tectonic microdisplacements registered in Bedřichov Tunnel "A" in the Jizerské hory Mts. (N Bohemia). - Acta Geodyn. Geomater., 5,4 (152), 377-388 (download)
  • Stemberk J., Štěpančíková P. (2005): Monitoring of tectonic micro-displacements in the cave systems along the czech part of the Sudetic marginal fault. - In: "Aktyvne uskoki Europy srodkowej (Zuchiewicz W. et al. eds.), 64 - 68, Wroclaw
  • Stemberk J., Štěpančíková P. (2003): Tectonic setting and newly organised monitoring of recent deformation in the Rychlebské Hory Mts. - Acta Montana, 24 (131), 153 - 161 (abtract)
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      Situation of gauges