Tomášikovský presyp

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Tomášikovský presyp
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Tomášikovský presyp
Area0.009875 km² [1]
Established1973
Governing bodyŠOP - S-CHKO Dunajské luhy

Tomášikovský presypy is a natural monument in Tomášikovo in the Trnava region of Slovakia. The natural monument covers an area of 0.9875 ha on the left bank of the Little Danube. It has a protection level of 4 under the Slovak nature protection system. It was established in 1973 and later amended in 1988. [1]

Description

The area was protected to preserve a sand dune with significant communities of psamophytic and xerophilous species of plants and animals. [1] The sand dune was created under the influence of water and wind activity. The surroundings of the area consist of alluvial sediments of the Danube, namely sand and gravel.

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Coordinates: 48°05′08″N17°40′25″E / 48.085477°N 17.673559°E / 48.085477; 17.673559