|Born||8 January 1883
|Died||6 December 1964 (aged 81)
|Alma mater||University of Helsinki|
|Known for||Metamorphic facies|
|Notable awards||Penrose Medal (1951)
Vetlesen Prize (1964)
Wollaston Medal (1958)
Pentti Eelis Eskola (8 January 1883 – 6 December 1964) was a Finnish geologist who developed the concept of metamorphic facies. He won the Wollaston Medal in 1958, the Vetlesen Prize in 1964, and was given a state funeral upon his death. The mineral eskolaite is named in his honor.
- Lamont-Doherty The Vetlesen Prize. Columbia.edu. Accessed 7 May 2012.
- Haapala, I. (2005). "Chapter 17: History of Finnish bedrock research". In Lehtinen, Martti; Nurmi, Pekka A.; Rämö, Tapani. Precambrian Geology of Finland. Amsterdam: Elsevier. pp. 683–701. ISBN 9780080457598.
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