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(1819) Laputa

Reference work entry

1948 PC. Discovered 1948 Aug. 9 by E. L. Johnson at Johannesburg.

Named for the floating island in Gulliver’s Travels, a novel by the English satirist, poet, political writer and clergyman Jonathan Swift (1667–1745). (M 3935)

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