|Name(s) in local language(s):||Däölkesberg, Oud-Valkenburg, Valkenburg, Limburg, Nederland|
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||50° 51' 37'' North , 5° 51' 29'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||50.86032,5.85831|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
Limestone outcrop between Oud-Valkenburg and Walem mined for flint in the Neolithicum (7300-4100 BC) and for limestone in the Middle Ages.
Currently a Nature Reserve.
Regions containing this locality
|Eurasian Plate||Tectonic Plate|
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This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.
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23.03 - 33.9 Ma
66 - 145 Ma
|Mesozoic sedimentary rocks|
Age: Cretaceous (66 - 145 Ma)
Lithology: Sedimentary rocks
Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. 
66 - 100.5 Ma
|Late Cretaceous undifferentiated|
Age: Late Cretaceous (66 - 100.5 Ma)
Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3.