Goretskii Gavriil( Geologist, Academician BSSR)
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Biography Goretskii Gavriil
(10.IV.1900, der. M. Bogatkovka Mstsislauye-county Mogilev province - 20. HI.1988, Minsk)
Doctor of Geological and Mineralogical Sciences, Laureate of State Prizes of the USSR, Honored Scientist, many years chairman of the Commission for Quaternary Research, Geological Institute, USSR Academy of Sciences. In 1918, Mr.. worked as stenographer in the Economic Council of the Western Region in Smolensk. Together with his brother M. Gorki (see) issued here, "the Russian-Belarusian Dictionary. In 1924, Mr.. graduated from the Moscow Agricultural Academy. In 1927-30 he. - Director of the Belarusian Research Institute of Agriculture and Forestry. In 1931, Mr.. with his brother had been illegally repressed until 1941. serving a sentence in different camps, in particular, the construction of the White Sea-Baltic Canal. Since 1969. - Head of Department of the Institute of Geochemistry and Geophysics BSSR. Major research focus on the Quaternary Geology (Quaternary period), and engineering geology. The monographs G. laid the foundations of domestic paleopatamologii.
Vol.: Alluvium great anthropogenic prarek Russian Plain. Prareki Kama basin, 1964; Formation of the Volga River valley in the early and middle Anthropogen. Alluvium Pra-Volga, 1966; Alluvial chronicle of the great Pra-Dnepr, 1970.
Lit.: Byelorussian Soviet Union: A Brief Encyclopedia: V 5 min. - Minsk, 1981; history and present state of geographical study of Belarus. - Minsk, 1988. - P. 160; Homich AA. Geagrafiya. - Minsk, 1993.