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GEOLOGICAL LANDMARKS OF UKRAINE. IVANO-FRANKIVSK REGION.

External Carpathians, Skyboviy Nappe

Nadvirna area, centre of Pasichna village. Rocky left bank of Bystrytsya Nadvirnyanska River

48° 35′ N lat; 24°27′ E long.

Square 10 hectares.

Stratigraphic, geomorphologic.

There is rocky cliff up to 30 m high along distance of 300 m in the plinth of VIII river terrace. Section is composed of the alternating sequence of ash-grey silicified limestone piles with rare hieroglyphs (mainly bioglyphs) on the bedding surfaces, and piles of fine-rhythmic intercalation of greenish-grey aleurolites with grey silicified marls.

This is stratotype of “Pasichnyanskiy lythotype” of Middle Eocene (45 Ma) Vygodska Suite. It is included into the program of geological excursions of Carpathian-Balkanian Geological Association. Ecological conditions are suitable.

The outcrop is well-seeing from the motor-car road. There is the 250 m walk pass to the 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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