426 m
233 m
23,71 km

Megtekintve 682 alkalommal, letöltve 3 alkalommal

közel Wleński Gródek, Województwo dolnośląskie (Rzeczpospolita Polska)

From Ostrzyca Proboszczowicka to Wleń Castel.
Ostrzyca Proboszczowicka also known as the “Silesian Fujiyama”, is a geological/floral reserve established to protect rare plant species and a unique basalt boulder field. This peak is a vent of a Miocene volcano and, at the same time, one of the most wonderful beauty spots in the Land of Extinct Volcanoes (501 m above sea level). During glaciation, the Ostrzyca peak protruded above...
The Wleń Castle is of great interest to geologists and people interested in geology. Visiting it gives you a great opportunity to see great changes that our planet undergoes. Today there are mountains here, but before…The foundations of the castle are basalt rocks shaped in loaves and pillows. These forms are created when lava flows from a volcano under water and is instantly cooled. Basalt pillows in Wlen were created in eruption of underwater volcanoes, which means in early Paleozoic The Sudetes were bottom of a deep sea. In the sea there were islands and small continents. Millions years later they became a part of Europe, creating today’s Sudetes.


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