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Bruce Nuclear Generating Station
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member northernpenguin
N 44° 20.862 W 081° 33.085
17T E 456049 N 4910640
Quick Description: This viewpoint is near a geocache, and is a great view of the plant. Due to the big hill between the main entrance and the station, it is a lot better viewpoint. You will see Bruce A directly across the water from you.
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 8/13/2008 8:07:12 PM
Waymark Code: WM4ER3
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member GeoBlank
Views: 81

Long Description:
This is the largest nuclear facility in North America, and reportedly the second largest in the world - measured in output. The plant features 8 CANDU type reactors and has a maximum output of 7,276 MW when all reactors are operational.

The plant is divided into Bruce A, and Bruce B. The plant currently produces one fifth of all the electrical needs of Ontario. It is Canada's first privately owned/operated Nuclear Generator.

Specific Info on each reactor: (visit link)
Wikipedia Page on Bruce Nuclear Generating Station: (visit link)

Visitor Centre information: (visit link)
Operational: Yes

Visitor Center: Yes

Year Built: 09/01/1977

Web Address: [Web Link]

Year Retired: Not listed

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