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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.

Reference: MPC 18450

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