(916) America

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Discovered 1915 Aug. 7 by G. N. Neujmin at Simeis.

Named for the American continent possibly in appreciation of the help rendered by the American Relief Administration under President Hoover during the famine in Crimea. (H 89)

Named (AN 219, 59 (1923)) by the Pulkovo astronomers.

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