(2464) Nordenskiöld

Reference work entry

1939 BF. Discovered 1939 Jan. 19 by Y. Väisälä at Turku.

Named for the Finnish explorer Nils Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld (1832–1901). He conducted many Arctic expeditions and first navigated the northeast passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean in 1878–1879. (M 7946)

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