NT1890 : Fife Ethylene Plant

taken 7 years ago, near to Cowdenbeath, Fife, Great Britain

Fife Ethylene Plant
Fife Ethylene Plant
The Mossmorran chemical works. It produces ethylene (ethene if you are at school) from oil sourced from the North Sea. Ethylene is used in vast quantities by the plastics industry.

The Pilkington Hills triangulation pillar is visible on the skyline.
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Date Taken
Friday, 20 January, 2012   (more nearby)
Friday, 20 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 1863 9008 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:5.7928N 3:18.5718W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 1899 9082
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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Petrochemical Works  Ethylene  Ethene  Cracking  Plastics  Hydrocarbon 

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