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Asteroid (3166) Klondike

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Named in honour of the brothers Karl F. Joutsen and Anton F. Johnson, who during 1901-1905 made a fortune in their mine, Dominion Creek 21, in the Klondike gold rush. Among their benefactions to the University of Turku were the means to construct its library in 1954.

Orbit type: Main Belt Asteroid 

Reference: MPC 18450

Name: 
Klondike
Number: 
3166
Designation: 
1940 FG
Disc. Date: 
1940-03-30
Discoverer: 
Väisälä, Y.
Disc. Place: 
Turku