(3051) Nantong

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1974 YP. Discovered 1974 Dec. 19 at the Purple Mountain Observatory at Nanking.

Named for the industrial port city at the mouth of the Yangtse, on the Yellow Sea. The city has a long history of education and culture, and the first school and the first museum in China were here. (M 20835)

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