Geo-Heritage Sites

Geological Survey of India (GSI) declares geo-heritage sites/ national geological monuments for protection and maintenance. 

GSI or the respective State governments take necessary measures to protect these sites.

State-wise details of the geological heritage sites/ national geological monuments

 

S. No

Geological heritage site /

National geological monument

 

S. No

Geological heritage site /

National geological monument

 

 ANDHRA PRADESH

18

Kishangarh Nepheline Syenite, Ajmer Dist.

1

Volcanogenic bedded Barytes, Mangampeta, Cuddapah Dist.

19

Welded Tuff, Jodhpur Dist.   

2

Eparchaean Unconformity, Chittor Dist.

20

Jodhpur Group – Malani Igneous Suite Contact, Jodhpur Dist.

3

Natural Geological Arch, Tirumala Hills, Chittor Dist.

21

Great Boundary Fault at Satur, Bundi Dist.

4

Erra Matti Dibbalu- the dissected and stabilized coastal red sediment mounds located between Vishakhapatnam and Bhimunipatnam.

 

 MAHARASHTRA

 

 KERALA

22

Lonar Lake, Buldana Dist.   

5

Laterite near Angadipuram PWD rest house premises, Malapuram Dist.

 

 CHATTISGARH

6

Varkala Cliff Section, Thiruvanatapuram Dist.

22

Lower Permian Marine bed at Manendragarh, Surguja Dist.

 

 

TAMILNADU

 

 

KARNATAKA

7

Fossil wood near Tiruvakkarai, South Arcot Dist.

24

Columnar Lava, St Mary Island  Udupi Dist.

8

National fossil wood park, Sattanur, Tiruchirapalli Dist.

25

Pillow lavas near Mardihalli, Chitradurga Dist.

9

Charnockite, St. Thomas Mount, Madras.

26

Peninsular Gneiss, Lalbagh, Banglore

10

Badlands of Karai Formation with Cretaceous fossils along Karai – Kulakkalnattam Section, Perambalur District.

27

Pyroclastics & Pillow lavas, Kolar Gold fields, Kolar Dist.

 

 GUJARAT

 

 HIMACHAL PRADESH

11

Sedimentary Structures – Eddy Markings, Kadan Dam, Panch Mahals Dist.  

28

Siwalik Fossil Park, Saketi, Sirmur dt.,

 

 RAJASTHAN

 

 ODISHA

12

Sendra Granite, Pali Dist.

29

Pillow Lava in lron ore belt at Nomira, Keonjhar dist.

13

Barr Conglomerate, Pali Dist.

 

 JHARKHAND

14

Stromatolite Fossil Park, Jharmarkotra Rock Phosphate deposit, Udaipur Dist.

30

Plant Fossil bearing Inter-trappean beds of Rajmahal Formation, upper Gondwana sequence around Mandro, Sahibganj dist.

15

Gossan in Rajpura-Dariba Mineralised belt, Udaipur Dist.

 

 NAGALAND

16

Stromatolite Park near Bhojunda, Chittaurgarh Dist.

31

Nagahill Ophiolite Site near Pungro,

17

Akal Fossil Wood Park, Jaisalmer Dist.

 

SIKKIM

 

 

32

Stromatolite bearing Dolomite / Limestone of Buxa Formation at Mamley, near Namchi, South district.