J4388 : Chimney, Kilroot power station (July 2017)

taken 8 months ago, near to Kilroot, Eden, Bellahill and Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland

Chimney, Kilroot power station (July 2017)
Chimney, Kilroot power station (July 2017)
Kilroot power station sits, close to sea level, on the Antrim shore of Belfast Lough. The chimney’s height is 650 ft/198 metres – the same as Fawley SU4702 : Fawley Power Station and Eggborough SE5724 : Eggborough Power Station.
This view is from the old 300ft contour, at Quay Lane.
Kilroot power station, Carrickfergus
Kilroot power station was built between 1974 and 1982 with generation starting in 1981. The chimney, at 650ft, is the tallest structure (other than transmitting masts) in Northern Ireland. This link has more information about the station’s history LinkExternal link.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 20 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Thursday, 20 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Energy infrastructure 
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Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 438 885 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:43.4668N 5:46.0459W
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Irish: geotagged! J 465 909
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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Kilroot  Kilroot Power Station  Power Station 

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