OSTRAU, the name of two Austrian towns in the OstrauKarwin coal-mining district.
(1) Ma.hrisch-Ostrau (Moravian Ostrau), a town in Moravia, 95 m.
(2) Polnisch-Ostrau (Polish Ostrau), a mining town in Austrian Silesia, opposite MahrischOstrau.
Langendreer in Westphalia; Ostrau in Moravia), calcareous nodules, crowded with vegetable fragments of every kind, occur in certain mines embedded in the substance of the coal and representing its raw material in a petrified condition..
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