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Komorni Hurka Earthcache

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Hidden : 3/28/2005
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
2 out of 5

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[CZ]Komorni Hurka je jednou z nejprobadanejsich sopek,znamou v celem vedeckem svete.O jeji slavu se zaslouzily desitky vedcu,kteri teto sopce venuji pozornost vice jak 200let.Predevsim tomu tak bylo v obdobi konce osmnacteho a prvni poloviny devatenacteho stoleti,kdy vrcholil spor mezi tzv.neptunisty a plutonisty o otazkach vzniku cedicu a tvaru zemskeho povrchu.Podle neptunistu(Neptun-rimsky buh vodstva) vzniklo vse,tedy i cedice usazenim vrstev v morske vode.Plutoniste (Pluto-rimsky buh podsveti a vnitrozemskeho ohne) zastavali nazor o vzniku techto hornin sopecnou cinnosti.Vedeckeho sporu se vyznamne ucastnil i slavny nemecky basnik J.W.Goethe.Nekolikrat navstivil Komorni Hurku,ucastnil se sporu o jejim puvodu. Komorní hurka je nase nejmladsi sopka - byla v cinnosti pred 850 000 lety, dokonce se vyskytl i nazor, ze svoji cinnost ukoncila pred pouhymi 350 000 lety. Na svou slavu neni nijak napadna - je to nevysoky, castecne zalesneny kopecek mezi Chebem a Frantiskovymi Láznemi. Napadny kraterovity utvar, který na nem najdeme, není ovsem puvodni krater, ale stary lom.

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[EN]Komorni Hurka is a very intensively investigaded volcano and world famous.The attention of a great number of scientists was atracted by this hill over more than 200 years.Interest rose in the late 18th and early 19th century,when the scientific,dispute between"neptunists" and "plutonists" about the origin of basalt culminated.According to the neptunists(Neptun - the Romangod of water) was the basalt formed by precipitation of dissolved matter from seawater.Volcanic ashes and slags were interpreted as molten rocks by the heat of burning coal seams in the underground.The "plutonists"(Pluto - the Roman god of the underworld and subterranean fire) were of the opinion that basalt had been formed by volcanic activity,which is today undoubtedly accepted. J.W.Goethe,poet and enthusiastic scientists,contributed significantly to this geological discussion.He visited Komorni Hurka several times.

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