Nikolay Shatsky

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Nikolay Sergeyevich Shatsky (Nicholas Shatski, Russian: Николай Серге́евич Шатский) (August 28 [O.S. August 16] 1895 in Moscow – August 1, 1960 in Moscow) was a Soviet geologist, an expert in tectonics of ancient platforms.[1]

Shatsky Rise, an oceanic plateau in North Pacific is named after him.

Since 1982 the USSR Academy of Sciences/Russian Academy of Sciences awards the annual Shatsky Prize (ru:Премия имени Н. С. Шатского) for achievements in tectonics.[2]