(2512) Tavastia

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1940 GG. Discovered 1940 Apr. 3 by Y. Väisälä at Turku.

The Latin name for the province of Hame, in the lake district of south-central Finland. Archeological studies show evidence for the presence of man 9,000 years ago. The Finns began to settle there in the fifth century. (M 7947)

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