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Konstantin Nikolaevich PAFFENGOLTS

geologist

Konstantin PAFFENGOLTS, USSR Geologist. Full member, Armenian Academy of Sciences, since 1943; associate, Geology Committee, All-Union Geology Research Institute. Order of Lenin; two other orders; medals; Stalin Prize, 1950.

Background

PAFFENGOLTS, Konstantin was born in 1893.

Education

1919 graduated Petrograd Mining Institute.

Career

Main works deal with geological survey of Transcaucasus, especially the Armenian Soviet Socialist Republic and the Pamirs, e. g., the Fedchenko Glacier and Lake Karakul. Part of his work concerns engineer geological and hydrogeol.

Religion

There is no conclusive logical argument for the existence of God. His existence is continuously debated.

Views

Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.