Atlanto-Baltic Race

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Atlanto-Baltic Race

 

one of the northern branches of the large Europoid race. It is characterized by very light pigmentation of the skin, eyes, and hair; a very long nose; mesocephaly with strong development of the tertiary scalp; and tall stature. Distributed throughout the territories of Great Britain, the Scandinavian countries, the Latvian SSR, and the Estonian SSR.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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