(6824) Mallory = 1988 RE2
Discovered 1988 September 8 by A. Mrkos at Kleť.
 George Herbert Leigh Mallory (1886-1924) was a British mountain climber whose 1924 expedition to conquer Everest culminated in a bold and possibly successful drive with Irvine toward the summit. Just 75 years later Mallory's body was recovered 600 meters below the summit after what had been a precipitous fall.
 (MPC 36945 | 1999 November 23)

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