Sergei Nikitin( geologist and geographer)
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Biography Sergei Nikitin
(1850 - 1909). Graduated in 1871. course on natural branch of Moscow State University. In 1878, Mr.. awarded a master's degree. In 1882, at the base of the geological committee, was elected as a senior geologist of the institution. In 1892, Mr.. commanded an expedition to study the Ural steppes, and in 1893, as a member of the expedition to irrigate southern Russia and to study the sources of the main Russian rivers, studied the hydro-geological researches in Central Russia. Geological activity Nikitina devoted primarily the study of geological study of Central and South-Eastern Russia and in particular coal, . Mesozoic and potretichnyh formations, . contemporary work of rivers and hydrogeological survey in these areas,
. Nikitin made to find sources of drinking water, near Moscow, which culminated Mytischenskogo device and a number of other water supply. Since 1907, Mr.. Nikitin was chairman of the hydrological Committee of the Ministry of Agriculture and the State Property. Nikitin's main work: "Geological sketch Vetluzhsky edge" (Materials on Geology of Russia, t. XI, 1883), "General Geological Map of Russia. Map 56, Yaroslavl ( "Proceedings of the Geological Committee, t. I,? 2, 1884), "General Geological Map of Russia. Map 71. Kostroma "(" Proceedings of the Geological Committee, t. II,? 1, 1885), "The Limits of distribution of glacial traces in Eastern Russia and the Urals" ( "Proceedings of the Geological Committee, t. IV, 1885), "Geographical distribution of Jurassic sediments in Russia" ( "Mining Journal, 1886," 10), "left bank in the region. 92 sheets of geological maps of Russia "(" Proceedings of the Geological Committee ", VII,? 2, 1888)," General geological map of Russia "(sheet 57, ibid, 1890, t. V,? 1), "The Carboniferous deposits near Moscow region and artesian water" (ibid., 1890, t. V,? 5), "Geological and hydrological studies" ( "Proceedings of the Geological Committee, 1894 - 95)," Hydro-geological studies in the basin of the Oka River (St. Petersburg, 1896) and others.