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cartographer

Romualdas Girkus, Lithuanian cartographer. Member of Lithuanian Society Cartographers (head of board of old cartography 2004).

Background

Girkus, Romualdas was born on February 29, 1940 in Kedainiai, Lithuania. Son of Petras Girkus and Kotryna Kniukstaité-Girkiene.

Education

Engineer/Surveyor, Polytechnic Inst.Kaunas, Lithuania, 1962.

Career

Head geodetic division Western Ent. of Agricultural Aerial Mapping Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, Kaunas, Lithuania, 1965—1968. Head technical division State Institute of Aerofoto Geodesy, 1969—1991, technical director, 1992—1994. Head technical division Institute of Aerogeodesy, Ltd., Kaunas, 1995—2003, chief specialist, since 2004.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of Lithuanian Society Cartographers (head of board of old cartography 2004).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    History of Lithuanian water bodies and their names.

Connections

Married Rupsyte Zita, January 30, 1963. Children: Vaidotas, Liutauras.

father:
Petras Girkus

mother:
Kotryna Kniukstaité-Girkiene

spouse:
Rupsyte Zita

child:
Vaidotas Girkus

child:
Liutauras Girkus