Varniai


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Varniai

 

a town since 1950 in Telšiai Raion, Lithuanian SSR. Located on the Virvitė River (Venta basin), 30 km south of the Telšiai railroad station (on the Šiauliai -Klaipėda line). Population, 2,800 (1968). There is a creamery in Varniai.

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July 7-9, Bliuzo Naktys Festival, Telsiai District, Varniai Countryside
System Series Stage Age Regional Beds Period Epoch stage SILURIAN PRIDOLI JURA MINIJA Varniai Silale LUDLOW LUDFORDIAN PAGEGIAI DUBYSA GORSTIAN System Series Biozones Period Epoch Graptolites Conodonts SILURIAN PRIDOLI N.
In the area of Samogitia is marked Varniai (Midnick), Birzai (Birz), Raseiniai (Rosennie) and several rivers.
Revee was born in the small town of Varniai, Lithuania and emigrated, at the age of five, with her widowed mother and eight siblings to Johannesburg, South Africa.
In 1919, at the age of fifty-three, Heshel Melamed, the rabbi of the shtetl of Varniai and a Lithuanian Jew of great faith and will, died suddenly of heart failure, leaving his wife and nine children penniless and helpless.
On this map we can already find the Firth of the Kursiai Marios, the Bartuva, Venta (POLLER FLV.), Sventoji (HILLIGE FLV.), Nemunas (Niemo fl.), Neris rivers as well as such settlements as Klaipeda, Varniai (Myednyky), Tytuvenai, Kaunas (Kofno), Vilnius (Vilno), Grodno, Lyda and Kreve (Chomskis 1958).
The Minija Fm is divided into two nearly equal parts: a wide negative excursion of [[delta].sup.13]C values (reaching -1.5[per thousand]) in the lower part (provisionally we call it the Silale low) and a wide slightly rising plateau of values beginning some 10 m higher in the Varniai Beds.