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(2840) Kallavesi

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1941 UP. Discovered 1941 Oct. 15 by L. Oterma at Turku.

Named for a large lake, dotted with numerous islands, in south-central Finland. After the ice age the lake was a gulf, and it still contains relics from the Arctic Ocean. (M 7949)

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