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Houbův lom

Surprise during the shooting

Pavel Čáp
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Houbův lom
Inserted: 22.01.2021
Author: Pavel Čáp ©
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On the southern slope of the Golden Horse is an old pit quarry, in which limestone is no longer mined today, but an educational trail leads here. Remains of fossilized animals more than 400 million years old can be found in the rubble of white limestone. And it was precisely in the Houb Quarry, where in 1950, during a wall blasting on the quarry, a hole sneered, behind which a complex cave system was discovered during a subsequent survey. This is how the Koněprusy Caves were born …

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