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(3380) Awaji

Reference work entry

1940 EF. Discovered 1940 Mar. 15 by G. Kulin at Budapest.

Named for the largest island in the Seto inland sea in Japan. In Japanese mythology, this was the first island created. (M 22497)

Name proposed by H. Oishi and S. Nakano, who found the identifications involving this object.

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