Kadovský viklan, Kadov, ST, CZ, EU
Posted by: Arogant
N 49° 24.145 E 013° 46.652
33U E 411309 N 5472910
Quick Description: Ballanced rock in village Kadov.
Location: Jihocesky kraj, Czech Republic
Date Posted: 4/15/2011 7:31:06 PM
Waymark Code: WMB7KQ
Block is on 1 meter high rock. The balance boulder measuring the circumference of more than 11 meters . In 1985 he was balance boulder designated natural monument, but the attention of scientists catched already in the 19th century. The oldest records are from the balance boulder in 1856 and this period also originated as a description of stone balance boulder. Not only scientists attracted the block, but also the masons, who carved into it recesses for the establishment wedge so that the stone after he broke. Thanks to the district governor the stone protected from breakage. In 1893 the stone was moved from a group of enthusiasts its original position by 1.5 meters. The original stone was returned to the place in 1983 with the contribution of Mr. Pavel Pavel, who is known for its studies on the movement of the statues on Easter Island. From the village Kadov was about balance boulder marked nature trail Kadovský balance boulder. The balance boulder leads also marked hiking trail.
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