(1345) Potomac

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Discovered 1908 Feb. 4 by J. H. Metcalf at Taunton.

Named for the river on which Washington, D.C. is located. The river flows from West Virginia into the Chesapeake Bay and forms the southern boundary of Maryland. (H 122)

See also the remarks to planet  (1052).

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