Where On Google Earth?

The Online Geography Game

Contest #233 answer: Oldbury Nuclear Power Station, Oldbury-on-Severn, UK

This was the oldest nuclear facility in the world, until it was shut down on March 1 this year after almost 45 years in operation.

The decommissioning process and cleaning of the site will take until 2101 (90 years) and has an estimated cost of almost £1000m ($1,500m).

t was used as a filming location for the Doctor Who series ‘The Hand of Fear’ (E02S14, 1976)

Those who flipped the switch:

  • steve willis
  • mccrumplair
  • Skip
  • hhgygy
  • ewen
  • Paul Voestermans
  • ACG
  • Sandworm
  • quiltadel

– hint –

  • Paul Franson
  • Dennis S.
  • David Kozina
  • Lelie
  • Steve Jaycocks
  • Adam Macer
  • Sasha Smith
  • Marisa Boraas
  • Ernesto Posse

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