(26757) Bastei

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2001 KU17. Discovered 2001 May 20 by the Volksstern-warte Drebach at Drebach.

The Bastei is a rock in the middle of the Elbsandsteingebirge, a mountaineous area of eastern Germany known as “Saxon Switzerland”. The Bastei rises 193 meters above the winding Elbe river and provides a splendid panoramic view of the surrounding landsape. It has been a well-known natural monument for 200 years. (M 46112)