Sukhoi Log - the land of coral reefs and extinct volcanoes

Sukholozhskiy rayon, Ural Federal District, Russia
Est. 26.2km / 47 mins / Map

Sukhoi Log - the land of coral reefs and extinct volcanoes - Cya On The Road

In this tour you will hear interesting stories about the sights that are located near the town of Sukhoi Log. Some of them are the most beautiful natural objects, some are part of the city, such as the town-forming enterprise Sukhoi Log Cement Plant.The city of Sukhoi Log is located in a place where millions of years ago were active volcanoes.The remains of one of them, though processed by time and natural phenomena, are still beautiful. Now it is part of the Ural nature. We are talking about the Diviy Rock.This volcano, according to scientists, was of the same type as Etna and Vesuvius, or, in scientific terms, ethno-Vesuvian type. It showed its character, fortunately, 300-350 million years ago. In addition to the main vent, he had many side extras. The base of the volcano was under water, and the crater was either above or under water, but at a shallow depth. It should be added that the Divine Stone, as a former volcano, is a stratotype. Stratotypes are standards against which descriptions of stratotypes of the same age are checked in other parts of the world. In other words, our volcano is the standard for the whole world.In this excursion we will tell you about the origin of the name of the city of Sukhoi Log, you will learn how the special relief in the form of hills and logs between them gave the name to the city. By the way - this name is reflected in the coat of arms of the city.

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