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(1541) Estonia

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1939 CK. Discovered 1939 Feb. 12 by Y. Väisälä at Turku.

Named in honor of the country south of Finland, formerly populated by the Finno-Ugric tribe of Esthonians on the east shores of the Baltic. Since 1991 Estonia is again an independent state. (M 1350)

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