The environment of this lagoon is also greatly influenced by human activities: rivers (the largest Deyma, Nemunas and Minija
) drain urban areas, the sea port is located in the northern part of the lagoon and the strait was artificially deepened twice compared to its natural depth two centuries ago (Gailiusis et al.
The exception is two Lithuanian rivers of the marine type, the Minija
and the Jura, where the number of the spring floods increased (to 5 cases in 1961-1999).
The maps also show the major rivers of Samogitia: the Minija
, the Jura, the Akmena, the Sventoji, the Varduva, and the Dubysa.
This phenomenon is typical of the adjacent Minija
river Basin too.
Luxika Paskaran, Manpreet Jodgey, Sneha Skariah and Minija
Somasundaram of Middlefield Collegiate Institute, Markham, Ont.
In terms of lithostratigraphy, the Torgu, Kuressaare, Kaugatuma, Ohesaare, Dubysa, Pagegiai (Mituva and Engure), Ventspils, Minija
and Jura (Targale) formations (below Fm.
Wapowskio zemelapiuose pateiktas daug tikroviskesnis, palyginti su ankstesniu autoriu kartografiniais darbais, Nemuno deltos vaizdas su Rusnes ir Gilijos sakomis, pavaizduotos didesniosios Zemaitijos upes: Minija
, Jura, Akmena, Sventoji, Varduva, Dubysa.
Regional Stage forms the lower part of the Pridoli (Paskevicius 1997) (Fig.
The highest values of groundwater runoff modulus were observed for upland areas, where sand prevails in the Quaternary section and the rugged relief creates favourable conditions for groundwater to discharge into the river network (Merkys, Zeimena and SeSupe, Sventoji and Minija