Viivikonna

Viivikonna

 

an urban-type settlement in the Estonian SSR. It is located 8 km southwest of the Vaivara railroad stop on the Tallinn-Leningrad line. Population, 2,200 (1968). The settlement has oil shale mining.

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The Kukruse bryozoan fauna seems to be rather specific, as the corresponding units [Lower and Upper Viivikonna Fm.
The samples were taken at the mines of Kukruse (the northern part of the deposit, 59[degrees]23' 27[degrees]23', closed 1967), Kivioli (the western part of the deposit, 59[degrees]20' 26[degrees]57', closed 1987) and Viru (the central part of the deposit, 59[degrees]18' 26[degrees]20', closed 2103), and in the eastern part of the deposit's open-casts at Sirgala (59[degrees]18' 27[degrees]46') and Viivikonna (59[degrees]19' 27[degrees]40').
In 1946 it obtained another oil shale mine, the Viivikonna mine, which was supposed to supply oil shale to the gas plant to be established in Sillamae.
The Viivikonna Formation of the Kukruse Regional Stage is the main stratigraphic unit containing oil shale (kukersite) in the Ordovician strata of Estonia (Fig.
Advancing of Viivikonna Section.--Tallinn: Maves AS, 2004.
Conodonts of the Kivioli Member, Viivikonna Formation (Upper Ordovician) in the Kohtla section, Estonia.
Landscape researchers would be intrigued by a proposal to outline spatially the eastern open-cast mines, Narva, Sirgala and Viivikonna with a total area of 300 k[m.sup.2] as a distinguished landscape district in the pattern of Estonian landscapes.
For supplying these power plants, the Viivikonna surface mine was reconstructed and the Sirgala and Narva surface mines were opened.
2002) or from the Almelund Shale in Scania, and so direct correlation with the Viivikonna Formation on the basis of these graptolites is not possible.
It is more expensive to ensure good quality in worse mining conditions (i.e., the Estonia underground mine and the eastern part of the Narva opencast mine) than in mines where conditions are better (i.e., the Viru mine and the Viivikonna field in the Narva opencast mine).
It is represented in the Viivikonna Formation (Sal), Kullsberg Limestone Formation (Kal), Lang&ra Formation (Ka4-Hi 1), and is especially abundant in the Boda Limestone Formation (Ka4-Hil).