(7859) Lhasa = 1979 US
Discovered 1979 October 19 by A. Mrkos at Kleť.
 Lhasa, "God's ground", is the capital of Tibet, located on a fertile plain 3700 meters high, surrounded on all sides by hills. The main roads radiate from the great four-storey temple dating to the year 652. The name was suggested by J. Tichá and M. Tichý.
 (MPC 40702 | 2000 May 23)

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