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Gubkin, I. M. (Ivan Mikhaĭlovich), 1871-1939. The natural wealth of the Soviet union and its exploitation - Image 20. 1932. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. September 23, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/6492/show/6435.

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Gubkin, I. M. (Ivan Mikhaĭlovich), 1871-1939. (1932). The natural wealth of the Soviet union and its exploitation - Image 20. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/6492/show/6435

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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
Genre (AAT)
  • 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
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://libraries.uh.edu/branches/special-collections
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Transcript results m the U.S.A., and which we applied to the study of our oil-bearing regions. When speaking about taking stock of our mineral resources, it is usually pointed out that a good deal of work has already been done in this respect. The reference is to the work done by the Commission of the Natural Forces of Producion, of the Academy of Sciences: (1) Vol. IV of Natural Productive Forces of Russia; (2) the four volumes of Non-Ore Minerals, and (3) a series of surveys of individual useful minerals and the researches of the Geological Bureau contained in the two volumes of the Survey of Mineral Resources, covering 1925—26 and 1926—27; also separate surveys on coal, iron, oil and other useful minerals. However, all this is but a drop in the bucket, which far from satisfies the existing need to take stock, not in a general way, but with an eye to industrial exploitation, which should permit not only of large-scale planning and zoning of the exploitation of useful minerals, but also the drafting of concrete production plans, thus co-ordinating construction enterprises with the extent of the available resources. Prospecting and stock-taking of mineral resources should be put on the urgency list and should receive our promptest attention. In speaking of the study of our mineral resources, mention ought to be made of the exceptional importance which the geophysical methods of prospecting have recently acquired, embracing the graviometric, magneto- metric, seismometric, electrometric and radiometric methods. Most of these methods have fully justified all legitimate expectations. While remaining perfectly objective, I must declare that we have achieved much and do not fall behind other countries in this regard. Suffice it to refer to the magnetometric and graviometric investigations of the Kursk magnetic anomaly of 18