(1874) Kacivelia

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A924 RC. Discovered 1924 Sept. 5 by S. I. Belyavskij at Simeis.

Named in honor of the Black Sea Hydrographical Station (now the Marine Hydrographical Institute). Kaciveli is a village near Simeis {see planet  (748)}, the site of the institute. (M 3936)

The name had been proposed in the 1930’s by the late Prof. E. Skvortsov.

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