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(1705) Tapio

Reference work entry

1941 SL1. Discovered 1941 Sept. 26 by L. Oterma at Turku.

Named for the guardian spirit of the forest in Kalevala {see planet  (1454)}, the Finnish national epic. Tapio is also a common boy’s name in Finland. (M 5281)

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