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Valeriy Alekseevich KUZNETSOV

geologist

Valeriy KUZNETSOV, USSR Geologist. Corresponding member, USSR Academy of Science, since 1958; associate. Mining and Geology Institute; West Siberian Branch, USSR Academy of Science, since 1945. USSR Academy of Science Presidium's Prize, 1946; Badge of Honor; medals.

Background

KUZNETSOV, Valeriy was born in 1906.

Education

1932 graduated Tomsk Geology Survey Institute.

Career

1932-1936 at West Siberian geological institutions. Main works deal with mercury deopsits, metallogeny of mercury, and the laws governing the distribution of mercury deposits in Western Siberia. Studied tectonic structure and magnetism in the Altay, Tuva and AJtaySayan mountain area as a whole.

Religion

Religion is bad because it gets people to believe something untrue.

Views

Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.