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Möltner Fossilienschau

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Hidden : 06/29/2010
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Terrain:
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ENGLISH:

 Since the 1980s, Mölten (Meltina) has been richer by one more attraction.

Almost by accident, a unique find was stumbled upon in 1980 when the town administration began to use the quarry at the Mölten Pass. In subsequent years, under the energetic leadership of the then mayor and mineral collector, Franz Josef Karnutsch, a separate, freely accessible area for the presentation of the fossils came into being. The fossil exhibition displays the most beautiful finds from the area, whose landscape - steep slopes, gorges and rock walls down to the Adige Valley, gentle mountain pastures, forests and Alpine meadows up to the 'Stoanerne Mandln' (Stone Men) - is the result of a geological process over millions of years. The petrified wood fossils, which are around 260 million years old and come for the most part from the quarry at the Möltner Pass, are especially worthy of attention.

To log this very interesting museum you have to do the following: Bring with you a measuring tape!

1-Tell us how big grows the "Sigillaria"? .

2-Search at the higher level a stone with some directions to various cities. How long (in cm) is the line to Madrid?

3-If you want, you can add also a picture of you in the museum(but without spoilers).

Send us the answers via email, and wait until we give the log permission. I'm very sorry that all informations in the museum are only in german...

DEUTSCH:

Seit den 80er Jahren ist Mölten um eine Attraktion reicher.

Fast zufällig stieß man um 1980 auf einmalige Funde, als die Gemeindeverwaltung den Steinbruch am Möltner Joch zu nutzen begann. In den darauf folgenden Jahren entstand, unter tatkräftiger Anleitung des damaligen Brügermeisters und Mineraliensammlers Franz Josef Karnutsch, oberhalb des Rathauses ein eigener, frei zugänglicher Bereich für die Präsentation der Fossilien. Die Fossilien-Schau zeigt die schönsten Funde aus der Umgebung, deren Landschaftsbild - steile Abhänge, Schluchten und Felswände hinab bis in das Etschtal, sanfte Bergwiesen, Wälder und Almen hinauf bis zu den 'Stoanernen Mandln' - das Ergebnis geologischer, über Millionen Jahre wirksamer Prozesse ist. Besondere Aufmerksamkeit verdienen die ca. 260 Millionen Jahre alten fossilen Baumreste, die zum Großteil vom Steinbruch am Möltner Joch stammen.

Um diesen Cache zu loggen, müssen Sie folgendes tun: Bring ein Maßband mit!

1-Erzähl uns wie groß die "Sigillaria" werden kann?

2-Suche im oberen Geschoss einen Stein mit Richtungspfeilen zu verschiedenen Städten Wie lange (in cm) ist die Linie nach Madrid?

3-Wenn Sie möchten, können Sie auch ein Bild von Ihnen im Museum (ohne Spoiler) hochladen.

Schicken Sie uns die Antworten per E-Mail, und warten, bis wir die Log-Erlaubnis geben.

ITALIANO:

Dagli anni ‘80 Meltina può vantare un'attrazione in più.

Intorno al 1980, quando il Comune iniziò a sfruttare la cava sul Möltner Joch, il Giogo di Meltina, vennero scoperti quasi per caso dei reperti eccezionali. Negli anni successivi, su iniziativa del dinamico sindaco e raccoglitore di minerali Franz Josef Karnutsch, fu realizzata, sopra il Municipio, una sezione espositiva di fossili aperta al pubblico. La mostra espone i reperti più belli rinvenuti nella zona, il cui paesaggio - caratterizzato da ripidi pendii, gole e pareti rocciose a picco sulla Val d'Adige, ondulati prati alpini, boschi e alpeggi, sino ad arrivare al pianoro detto 'Stoanerne Mandln' - è il risultato di complessi fenomeni geologici avvenuti nel corso di milioni di anni. Particolarmente interessanti sono i resti fossili di alberi di circa 260 milioni di anni fa, rinvenuti in gran parte sul Giogo di Meltina.

Per loggare la cache dovresti fare il seguente: Portati un nastro da misurazione..

1-Che altezza ha la "Sigillaria"?

2-Cerca un sasso grande con indicazioni nel piano superiore. Quanto e' lungo la linea per Madrid?

3-Se vuoi, potresti caricare anche una foto (senza spoiler)

Mandaci le risposte, e aspetti fino al nostro OK. Scusate se il museo e' soltanto in lingua tedesca....

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