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(3322) Lidiya

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1975 XY1. Discovered 1975 Dec. 1 by T. M. Smirnova at Nauchnyj.

Named in honor of Lidiya Vissarionovna Zvereva (1890–1916), the first Russian female pilot. She began flying in 1911, instructed other pilots and was also involved in constructing airplanes. (M 17027)

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