Blioduho, Nikolay Fedorovich

BLIODUHO, Nikolay Fedorovich

BLIODUHO, Nikolay Fedorovich (RU: Блиодухо, Николай Фёдорович) is the Soviet geologist, the organizer of the Geological service of Belarus, the academician of the Academy of Sciences of the Byelorussian SSR (1928). After the graduation from the St. Petersburg mining institute (1903), he worked with the geological expeditions at the Far East and within Siberia; since the 1922, he was the chief of the Mining department within the Administration of the Council for the national economy of Belarus; since the 1923, he was the administrator of the cathedra for geology within the Belarusian University; during the 1929-35, he was the director of the Institute for geology and hydrogeology within the Academy of Sciences of the Byelorussian SSR. He has discovered the series of the deposits of marble, dolomite, pyrite, brown coal, and ores of the non-ferrous metals at the Far East and within Siberia. He has compiled for the first time the map on the pre-Quaternary and Quaternary depositions, the map on the useful minerals within Belarus. He has provided the forecast on the prospects of the territory of Belarus for the phosphorites, mineral salts, mineral waters, and so on.