Dimitrij Andrusov

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Birthday
7, 1897
Birthplace
Slovakia
Death Date
Apr 1, 1976 (78)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
7, 1897
Birthplace
Slovakia
Death Date
Apr 1, 1976 (78)

About

One of the founders of modern Slovak geology who was a member of the Slovak Academy of Sciences. He is also known for his tectonic studies in the Western Carpathians.

Before Fame

He attended many schools, including the Sorbonne University and went on to work at the Faculty of Natural Sciences of the Comenius University.

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His monograph Grundriss der Tektonik der Nördlichen Karpaten is an influential depiction of the synthesis of the tectonic structure of the Western Carpathians, based on the principles of the geosyncline theory.

Family Life

He was born in Yuryev, which is now Tartu.

Associated With

Andrusov and Charles Lyell were both celebrated geologists.

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