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Zilaiskalns

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Hidden : 04/25/2009
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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Look E from sign. Car can be left at parking place 10 minutes walk away.
Meklet uz A no zimes. Mašinu var atstat stavvieta, no kuras jakapj 10 minutes.

Zilaiskalns is one of mythologically significant hills of old time latvians. It is placed 12 km west from Valmiera and is 126 m high, but visible from far distance.
Coming up from parking you will see small, round hill - God's hill or Sacrifice hill. At other high place (Avotinkalnins) in old times have flown spring with water that have had healing properties.
In 17th and 18th centuries here have been unofficial burial place for local people - forbidden by church.
From 1816 on hill is placed triangulation point by Wilhelm Struve.

Teikam un nostastiem apvits pacelas Zilais kalns . Kalns atrodas Burtnieku lidzenuma, 12 km uz rietumiem no Valmieras. Ta absolutais augstums ir 126,7 m virs juras limena.
Zilais kalns bijis svetvietu komplekss. Nonakot samera lidzenaja virsotne, pa labi aiz divu, tris metrus dzilas ieplakas izraudzisim nelielu, apalu paugurinu- Dieva kalnu jeb Upurkalninu. 1802.gada Garliba Merkela episkaja dzejojuma " Vanems Imanta" iespaida radusies legenda , ka Dieva kalnina apbedits kads varonis Imanta.
Vel viena no Zila kalna virsotnem - Avotinkalnina- kadreiz tecejis avotinš, kura upurets un kura udens ipaši dziedinajis acu slimibas.
Andreja Pumpura eposa " Lacplesis" Zilais kalns attelots ka visas tautas sanaksmju vieta.
Rakstu avotos minets, ka 17. un 18.gs.slepus no kristigas baznicas vietejie zemnieki Zila kalna apglabaja savus piederigos.
Zila kalna virsotne atrodas geodeziskais punkts, ko 1816.gada noteica Vilhelms Struve. Tas nozime, ka punktam ir noteiktas augstuma un citas koordinates.

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A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
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N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



 

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