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Dictionary of Minor Planet Names

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(4468) Pogrebetskij

1976 SZ3. Discovered 1976 Sept. 24 by N. S. Chernykh at Nauchnyj.

Named in memory of Mikhail Timofeevich Pogrebetskij (1892–1956), well-known Ukrainian traveller and alpinist. He was the first to climb Khan Tengri, one of the highest mountains of Tien Shan. (M 23352)

The name was suggested by the Alpinist Club of the Crimea.

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