(4227) Kaali

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1942 DC. Discovered 1942 Feb. 17 by L. Oterma at Turku.

Named for the place on the island of Saaremaa {see planet  (4163)} where a meteorite impacted 2500 years ago. In the smaller craters one can still use magnets to collect iron fragments. (M 18457)

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