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(2679) Kittisvaara

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1939 TG. Discovered 1939 Oct. 7 by Y. Väisälä at Turku.

Named for the mountain that is the northern terminus of the ‘degree measurement’ conducted in the Tornio {see planet  (1471)} valley in 1736–1737 by Maupertuis {see planet  (3281)}. (M 7948)

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