Aizpute


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Aizpute

 

a town in the Liepāja Raion of the Latvian SSR. It is located on the high bank of the Tebra (a tributary of the Saka, which flows into the Baltic Sea), 48 km northeast of Liepāja. Aizpute has a population of 4,700 (1967) and a metalworking industry. It received its city charter in 1378. It has a castle and a church which were built in the 13th century.

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renovation of the national water drainage Skalda in Aizpute municipality - Laa and Kazdanga parishes - 12.38 km;
Law enforcement authorities have started a criminal investigation after the body of a businessman who went missing in 2000 was unearthed a few days ago in the western Latvian town of Aizpute. Gita Gzibovska, a representative of the State Police, told BNS that the probe has been started over murder, but declined to elaborate.
Trained as a teacher in the local parish school, he worked from 1895 to 1905 first at his alma mater and then at schools at Ilmaja, Nigranda, and Tasi-Padure, all small communities near the town of Aizpute. Caught up in the 1905 Revolution, Smits like many other Latvians was forced to flee his homeland to avoid punishment and possibly death at the hands of Russian authorities.
(3) It is also characteristic that during the height of the revolution in fall 1905 armed skirmishes or even battles with up to thousands of participants, e.g., in Talsi, Tukums, and Aizpute, were common occurrences in the Latvian areas (especially Kurland), but rare in the Estonian areas.
1946 in Aizpute, Latvia) is Latvia's most internationally renowned composer and, from a global perspective, Latvia's national composer.
The Aizpute-41 (further referred to as Aizpute) borehole is located in western Latvia, in the deeper shelf part of the Eastern Baltoscandian Basin, within the Jelgava Depression or 'Livonian Tongue' (Fig.
Bentonites as well suggest a longer gap in the Paatsalu core section: in addition to the Ohesaare (ID 210), Lusklint (ID 150) and Ireviken (ID 127) bentonites, also the Aizpute (ID 311) bentonite, known to occur in the lowermost Upper Pt.
A bentonite layer is recognized in the Viki, Ohesaare, and Aizpute cores at depths of 115.0, 342.10, and 917.10 m, respectively (Kiipli & Kallaste 2002).
An exception in this regard is the Aizpute two-pyroxene-olivine diorite with ca.
Kiipli (1997) gives a characterization of the black shales of the Dobele Formation on the basis of the geochemistry and mineralogy of the Aizpute core (Fig.