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Asteroid (176711) Canmore

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Named in 1884, the town of Canmore became one of the most important coal mining centers in southern Alberta. During the 1988 Winter Olympics, Canmore hosted the Nordic events, and it has since become a major tourism destination.

Reference: MPC 67762

Name: 
Canmore
Number: 
176711
Designation: 
2002 QM57
Disc. Date: 
2002-08-17
Discoverer: 
Lowe, A.
Disc. Place: 
Palomar