Ytterby meaning

Pronounced Iterbe. The village in Sweden where the element erbium (Er) was discovered. So were the elements ytterbium, yttrium, and terbium. Also discovered in Ytterby was the element holmium, but it was named for Stockholm, which is some 10 miles distant. Further discovered in Ytterby was the element gadolinium, which was named for Johan Gadolin (1760
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