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Gubkin, I. M. (Ivan Mikhaĭlovich), 1871-1939. The natural wealth of the Soviet union and its exploitation - Image 14. 1932. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. September 24, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/6492/show/6429.

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Title The natural wealth of the Soviet union and its exploitation
Alternative Title The natural wealth of the Soviet union and its exploitation: an address delivered before the extraordinary session of the Academy of Sciences of the Soviet union held in Moscow, June 21 - 27, 1931
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Gubkin, I. M. (Ivan Mikhaĭlovich), 1871-1939
Contributor (Local)
  • Akademii︠a︡ nauk SSSR
Publisher Co-operative Publishing Society of Foreign Workers in the U.S.S.R.
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • Moscow, Russia
Date 1932
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Natural resources
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Soviet Union
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  • pamphlets
Language English
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  • Text
Original Item Location HC335.G82 1932
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b8304510~S5
Original Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
Digital Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
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Transcript this shortage, but each will endeavour to make good this deficit by putting his shoulder to the wheel. The stupendous task of building Socialism in this country necessitates our facing squarely the question of our natural resources or natural wealth. I shall examine this question somewhat more fully in order to answer how far we are prepared, how far we are able to utilise this wealth in our process of construction. However, before proceeding further, I must make the following proviso. I cannot even attempt to cover the whole subject of our natural wealth, even in the liberal space of time allotted to me. I shall therefore limit myself to an examination of those resources which represent sources of energy (power resources), and of that natural wealth which supplies mineral raw materials of every kind (mineral resources). As regards the rest of our natural wealth dealing with animal and vegetable life, as well as the resources of our soil, I am not going to touch on this subject; because it is sufficiently vast to form the theme of a separate full report. Moreover, my comrades from the Academy of Sciences will deal in part with these questions in their respective reports. Power resources are subdivided into two principal groups: (1) non-renewable resources, which include the deposits of all kinds of coal, oil (petroleum), natural gases and in part peat; and (2) constantly renewable resources, which include water power, the energy of the wind, the annual increment of forest lands, peat, straw, etc. The first group belongs to the category of useful minerals while some of the members of this group, e. g., oil, represent not only sources of energy but are also basic mate- 12