Nikolay Shatsky

Geologist, Deceased Person

1895 – 1960

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Who was Nikolay Shatsky?

Nikolay Sergeyevich Shatsky was a Soviet geologist, an expert in tectonics of ancient platforms.

Shatsky Rise, an oceanic plateau in North Pacific is named after him.

Since 1982 the USSR Academy of Sciences/Russian Academy of Sciences awards the annual Shatsky Prize for achievements in tectonics.

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Born
1895
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Died
1960

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on July 23, 2013

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