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(3136) Anshan

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1981 WD4. Discovered 1981 Nov. 18 at the Purple Mountain Observatory at Nanking.

Named for the city, known as the “Steel Metropolis”, in the Liaodong peninsula. The largest iron and steel producer in China, Anshan is rich in natural resources and is an industrial center. (M 21607)

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