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Der Gernkopf (ND 632553)

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Hidden : 10/30/2009
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The Gernkopf is an elevation near Oberthalhausen, a small village in Hesse (Germany), with a height of 390 metres above MSL.

The source of this geological site is a volcanic vent and it belongs to the east-hessian bunter massif.

What you can see at the cache location are pyroclastic breccia and stones of basalt.

The volcanic vent, probably a secondary vent of the Haukuppe, was active in the period of tertiary about 6 million years ago.

To log this cache you have to do the following tasks:
1. What color have the stones?

2. What is the aisle width between the
two big rocks?

3. Please send me an email with your answers. If you want, make a photo of you in front of the stones
(with your GPS-Unit).

Der Gernkopf ist eine Erhebung in der Nähe von Oberthalhausen, ein kleines Dorf in Hessen (Deutschland), mit einer Höhe von 390m ü. NN.

Der Ursprung dieses Geotopes ist ein Vulkanschlot. Es wird der osthessischen Buntsandsteinscholle zugeordnet.

Was ihr an der Cache-Location sehen könnt sind pyroklastische Breccien und Basaltgestein.

Der Vulkanschlot, vermutlich ein Nebenschlot der Haukuppe, war vor ca. 6 Millionen Jahren im Tertiär aktiv.

Um den Cache zu loggen, erfüllt folgende Aufgaben:
1. Welche Farbe haben die Steine?

2. Was ist die Gangbreite zwischen den beiden großen Felsen?

3. Bitte sendet mir eine Email mit euren Antworten. Wenn ihr möchtet, macht ein Foto von euch vor den Steinen (mit eurem GPS-Gerät).

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