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Gauja

 

a river in the Latvian SSR. Length, 460 km; basin area, 8,900 sq km. It originates in the Vidzem Highlands, where it flows through numerous lakes and empties into the Gulf of Riga. It is used to float timber. The cities of Strenči, Valmiera, Cēsis, and Sigulda are located on the Gauja. In the vicinity of Valmiera and Sigulda the river runs through a deeply etched and picturesque valley. The ruins of 13th- and 14th-century castles in Sigulda, Turaida, and Krimulda have been preserved.

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Spores have not yet been found in the deposits of the Burtnieki to Gauja regional stages (RSs) in the eastern part of the MDF, and only vertebrates can be used in stratigraphic correlations.
A scenic drive leads to Cesis and Latvia's Gauja National Park ?
Revolucionarie latviesu emigranti arzemes, 1897-1919, Riga: Liesma, 1976; Akmentins, Vestules no Maskavas: Amerikas latviesu repatriantu likteni Padomju Krievija, 1917-1940, Three Rivers, Michigan: Gauja, 1987; and Akmentins, comp.
2003: The fat dormouse (Glis glis) in Gauja National Park--the most northern locality within the species' distribution range?
Edited by Narelle Miragliotta, Anika Gauja, and Rodney Smith
PTS managing director Dave Gauja said: "The demolition of eight bridges in one single project is a major undertaking in terms of logistics and engineering and we are delighted to be involved in such a ground-breaking development which will dramatically improve connectivity between Scotland and the South of England.
Return flights to Italy direct Jewels of the Baltic Flying direct from Birmingham Departs 25 April, 9 May, 6 June, 4 July, 29 August & 3 October 2015 This wonderful tour includes guided visits to Lithuania's exquisite capital Vilnius, Latvian treasure-chest Riga and majestic Estonian Tallinn, as well as beautiful Gauja National Park, Rundale Palace and Trakai's Island Castle.
Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced Tour Manager Jewels of the Baltic Flying direct from Bristol Departs 25 April, 9 May, 6 June, 4 July, 29 August & 3 October 2015 This wonderful tour includes guided visits to Lithuania's exquisite capital Vilnius, Latvian treasure-chest Riga and majestic Estonian Tallinn, as well as beautiful Gauja National Park, Rundale Palace and Trakai's Island Castle.
In order to facilitate management of water and water bodies, the Latvian river basins were merged into the following four river basin districts (RBD): Venta, Daugava, Lielupe, and Gauja.
Falls leivu (PLG leivu abgeleitet vom Substantiv leivi < livi) tatsachlich das die Liven bezeichnende Ethnonym ist, dann tritt immer deutlicher die Frage in den Raum, ob damit (auch) die an der Gauja siedelnden Ostseefinnen bezeichnet wurden.
Next stop is romantic Sigulda, the gateway to Gauja National Park, famous for its sandstone river valley, romantic caves, castles, opera festival and bobsled run.
Although there are more than 12,000 rivers in the country, the only major waterways are the Daugava (Dvina) River, which flows through the center of the country and empties into the Gulf of Riga, and the Gauja River, which rises in the Vidzeme Upland.