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GEOLOGICAL LANDMARKS OF UKRAINE. TRANS-CARPATHIAN REGION.

External Carpathians, Dukla Zone

Perechyn area, northern outskirt of Lumshory village

48° 48′ 37″ N lat.; 22° 44′ 06″ E long.

Cascade waterfall

Geomorphologic.

In the beautiful gully Lumshory on Turytsya River (right branch of Turya River) there was formed cascade waterfall stipulated by erosion-resistant sand horizons (2-5 m) within flat-laying Paleogene flysch sequence. Total waterfall height exceeds 10 m. Downstream in the river banks some other small waterfalls can be observed along with continuous exposure of the fine-rhythmic flysch over more than 200 m.

The site is being visited by numerous tourists and campers and close there is recreation area.

Ecological conditions are suitable.

Accessible by motor-car. 600 m up from Lumshorska tourist centre by Turytsya River.

Legally the object as geological landmark is not defined yet.

It is suggested to give the status of geological regional-rank landmark.

Sourсe: Geological Landmarks of Ukraine: In 3 volumes/V.P. Bezvynniy, S.V. Biletski, O.B. Bobrovetal.; V.l. Kalinin, D.S. Gurskiy, I.V. Antakova, Eds. — K.: DIA, 2006. — Volume I. — 320 p.

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