(2690) Ristiina

Reference work entry

1938 DG1. Discovered 1938 Feb. 24 by Y. Väisälä at Turku.

Named for a country commune in the lake district of southern Finland. In 1968 over sixty prehistoric rock-paintings were found there in the largest discovery of this type in Fennoscandia. (M 7948)

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