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Humanitarian sciences in Siberia

2011 year, number 1

Creation of the Atomic Industry Raw-Material Base in the Far East (1946–1965)

I.M. Savitsky
Keywords: atomic industry, geological survey, uranium, thorium, Far East
Pages: 54-58


The article considers activities of the governmental bodies and geological survey organizations searching and developing the Far Eastern ore deposits of uranium, thorium etc., needed for production of the nuclear and thermonuclear weapons. The author reveals the level of financial and logistical support of the geological exploration, mining and smelting enterprises and shows the results of their activities.