Grevingk Konstantin( professor of geology and mineralogy of the University of Dorpat)
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Biography Grevingk Konstantin
(1819 - 87). University education in Dorpat and abroad. Since 1845. curator mineralogical collections of the Academy of Sciences, in 1852,. Librarian Mining Institute. In St. Petersburg Grevingka work was directed towards the development of flooding to the Academy collections from Siberia, . north-western America and California, . travel Olonets and Arkhangelsk Province, . Sweden, . Norway and the Urals, he first studied the Kanin Peninsula,
. For his work on the geology of California and the North-West America Grevingk received from the Academy of Sciences Demidov Prize, and the essay "On the emerald mines of the Urals" gave him the degree of Master of Mineralogy and geognosy St. Petersburg University. From 1854, Mr.. Professor of the University of Dorpat, . Grevingk devoted 33 years of life to studying geology, . Mineralogy and archeology of the Baltic region, . fruit of which was about 170 works and scientific communications, . printed, . mainly, . in editions of Dorpat society of naturalists and the Estonian Scientific Society of,
. Grevingka main work on the geology of the Baltic region is: "Geologie von Liv-und Kurland, . mit Inbegriff einiger angrenzender Gebiete ", . published in "Archiv fur Naturkunde Liv -, . Est-und Kurland "(1861) and geological map of the Baltic region (the last edition in 1879),
. These publications, in the richness of observation and careful handling them, are of great scientific importance. It is valuable to find Greviygka in the field of anthropology, ethnography, and prehistoric archeology. In 1874,. Grevnigk in the article "Zur Archaologie des Balticum und Russlands" ( "Archiv fur Anthropologie", t. VII) summed up everything that was done on the prehistoric archeology of the northern and north-western Russia, and in 1877. (ibid., t. X) published an article about the burial customs and ship graves east of Baltic coast, the latter he ascribes to the Norman and Gothic origin. In addition to geological and geognosticheskih cards Grevingk produced and the archaeological map of the three Baltic provinces, annexed to his works: "Die Neolitischen Bewohner von Kunda in Estland und deren Nachbarn" ( "Verh. d. Gelehrten Estn. Gesellsch. ", 1884, t. XII). List of works on geology Grevingka in Izvestia Geological Committee "(1887, t. VI) and "Biography of the words. professors of the University of Dorpat.