Evgenii Milanovskii

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Milanovskii, Evgenii Vladimirovich


Born June 5 (17), 1892, in Moscow; died there Oct. 14, 1940. Soviet geologist and student of A. P. Pavlov.

In 1916, Milanovskii graduated from Moscow University. In 1930 he became a professor at the Moscow Institute of Geological Research. His principal works were concerned with the stratigraphy, tectonics, and hydrogeology of the middle and lower Volga region; theoretical questions of tectonics; the geological basis for the plans of various major hydroengineering structures (the Volga-Don Canal, the Kuibyshev Hydroengineering Complex); and the popularization of geological science.


Ocherk geologii Srednego i Nizhnego Povolzh’ia. Moscow-Leningrad, 1940.
Geologicheskie karty, ikh chtenie i postroenie (s prilozheniem atlasa skhematicheskikh geologicheskikh kart), Moscow-Leningrad, 1933.
Gornye parody, 4th ed. Moscow-Leningrad, 1934.


Mazarovich, A. N. Evgenii Vladimirovich Milanovskii, 1892–1940. Moscow, 1947.
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