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Alexander Petrovich Karpinsky (1847-1936), Soviet geologist and mineralogist. Karpinsky completed the first geological map of European Russia. Many geographical features are named in his honour. He was a Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, and was its President when it was renamed as the USSR Academy of Sciences. Photographed in 1928, in Russia.
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