(3057) Mälaren

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1981 EG. Discovered 1981 Mar. 9 by E. Bowell at Anderson Mesa.

Named for the large Swedish lake between Stockholm and Uppsala. A souvenir of a relaxing shipboard evening spent at the conclusion of a most successful conference on minor planets, comets and meteors held in Uppsala in June 1985. (M 10311)

Name suggested by B. G. Marsden following a request by the discoverer.

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