Nikolay URVANTSEV, USSR Geologist; associate, All-Union Arctic Institute, since 1938.
URVANTSEV, Nikolay was born in 1893.
1918 graduated Tomsk Technology Institute.
Since 1918 at Tomsk Technology Institute. Since 1919 engaged in geological research on Taymyr Peninsula. Since 1920 junior geological Assistant, Siberian Department, Geology Committee.
Since 1924 geologist, USSR Geology Committee. 1930-1932 Science Director, expedition to Severnaya Zemlya. 1932-1938 Deputy Director, Arctic Institute.
Since 1943 Director, geological prospecting in Norilsk area. Since 1951 has supervised compilation and editing of monographs on geological and minerals and geological maps of Norilsk area and northwestern part of Siberian platform.