OLD GUARD - GEOLOGICAL MONUMENT OF NATURE
The site Old Guard is protected since 1961. and covers an area of 1.17 hectares. It is located a few kilometers from Knin. The site is particularly interesting because of the beautiful forms in Earth's crust with width of about 15 m and a height of about 5 m.
The layers are all (folded) under the influence of lateral pressure due to displacement of the rock mass. Developed layers of Jurassic and Cretaceous age, consisting of limestone and dolomite amendments within which occur zones of gray marly limestones and cherts.
This site is an important characteristic of the profiles, and paleontological, mineralogical, petrographic and sedimentological. The profile is very interesting as a testing ground for learning geologic concepts and the basic structural elements in rocks such as stratification, wrinkles and faults.
Tel: 022 219 072
Coordinates: 44.06079194, 16.17525458 How to get there?
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