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Novopacke vodopady / Nova Paka Waterfalls

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Hidden : 02/14/2008
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Novopacke vodopady / Nova Paka Waterfalls


[EN]
A natural landmark situated not far from Nova Paka in eastern Bohemia. The protected territory is inside a vast forest area that includes a unique geomorphologic object - a small canyon with two waterfalls that are the main object of conservation in this area. According to geomorphologic classification the landmark belongs to Nova Paka Highlands, part of Podkrkonosi Hills.
The waterfalls are part of right-side inflow of Zlatnice stream that has sliced into the red-brown sediments (sandstones, agglomerates or arcoses of Permian age created in the youngest formation of the Paleozoic time about 280-230 million years ago) with the so-called regressive erosion. The waterfalls are typical sample of structural waterfalls created in dependence on different resistibility of the layers of Permian sediments. About 200 meters under the second waterfall there are distinct steps with rapids. The most beautiful time to visit the waterfalls is spring when the snow is melting. They are also very impressive in freezing weather when water gradually freezes and the ice contrasts sharply with the red colors of neighboring rocks and fallen beech leaves. Spectacular effect during the melting is creation of cavity in the ice column with water flowing inside. Most of the protected territory is covered by spruce forest, only inside the canyon and around it is possible to find higher concentration of beeches. Although the area was never fully examined, it is possible that the present fauna is similar to usual forest areas.


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Questions:
1. Which was the year when the Nova Paka Waterfalls became the natural protected landmark?
2. What is the area of the protected territory?
3. Go down to the waterfall. Search for a rock boulder on the right side of the waterfall and find the two-word inscription. You need to know the one word with five letters.

Be very careful when going down to the waterfall and look out for your children!!!


[CZ]
Jedna se o prirodni pamatku, ktera se nachazi nedaleko od Nove Paky. Chranene uzemi lezi uvnitr rozsahleho lesniho porostu, jehoz soucasti je i ojedinely geomorfologicky jev - miniaturni kanon se dvema vodopady, ktere jsou hlavnim predmetem ochrany uzemi. Podle geomorfologickeho cleneni lezi pamatka v Novopacke vrchovine, patrici do Podkrkonosske pahorkatiny.
Vodopady jsou soucasti pravostranneho pritoku potoka Zlatnice, ktery se tzv. zpetnou erozi zarizl do cervenohnedych sedimentu - piskovcu, slepencu, ci arkoz permskeho stari, vzniklych v nejmladsim utvaru prvohor pred 280-230 miliony let. Vodopady jsou typickou ukazkou strukturnich vodopadu, vytvorenych v zavislosti na ruzne odolnosti vrstev permskych usazenin. Asi 200 metru pod druhym vodopadem jsou vyrazne stupne s perejemi. Vodopady jsou nejhezci na jare, kdyz taje snih. Mimoradne efektni jsou pak v mrazivem pocasi, kdy voda postupne zmrzne a led ostre kontrastuje s rezave cervenymi barvami okolnich skal i spadaneho bukoveho listi. Velmi efektni je jev, kdy se pri tani utvori v ledovem sloupu dutina, kterou proudi voda. Prevaznou vetsinu chraneneho uzemi pokryva smrkovy les, pouze v kanonu a jeho okoli najdeme vyssi podil buku. Prestoze uzemi nebylo zoologicky zkoumano, da se rici, ze se zde vyskytuji bezne druhy fauny, jako v podobnych lesnich porostech.

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Otazky:
1) ve kterem roce byl Novopacky vodopad vyhlasen prirodni pamatkou?
2) Jakou ma chranene uzemi rozlohu?
3) Sejdete k vodopadu. Na prave strane po proudu hledejte kousek od vodopadu balvan a na nem vytesany dvouslovny napis. Vas bude zajimat pouze slovo na pet pismen.

Z mista parkoviste se vydejte za sipkou az k lesu. Jdete lesem, az narazite na potok nebo cedulky s napisem Vodopady. K cilovemu mistu pristupujte z prave strany ve smeru toku potoka. Primo u vodopadu si ohlidejte svoje ratolesti a ctyrnohe mazlicky!!!

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