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Point of Ayr

Point of Ayr (Y Parlwr Du) is the northernmost point of mainland Wales. [1]

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Amine gas treating

Amine gas treating, also known as amine scrubbing, gas sweetening and acid gas removal, refers to a group of processes that use aqueous solutions of various alkylamines (commonly referred to simply as amines) to remove hydrogen sulfide (H2S) and carbon dioxide (CO2) from gases.

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Baron Mostyn

Baron Mostyn, of Mostyn in the County of Flint, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.

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BHP Billiton

BHP Billiton is an Anglo-Australian multinational mining, metals and petroleum company headquartered in Melbourne, Australia.

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British Isles

The British Isles are a group of islands off the north-western coast of continental Europe that consist of the islands of Great Britain, Ireland and over six thousand smaller isles.

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Cheshire

Cheshire (or; archaically the County Palatine of Chester; abbreviated Ches.) is a county in North West England, bordering Merseyside and Greater Manchester to the north, Derbyshire to the east, Staffordshire and Shropshire to the south and Wales to the west (bordering Wrexham and Flintshire).

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Coal mining

The goal of coal mining is to obtain coal from the ground.

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Combined cycle

In electric power generation a combined cycle is an assembly of heat engines that work in tandem from the same source of heat, converting it into mechanical energy, which in turn usually drives electrical generators.

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Connah's Quay

Connah's Quay (Cei Connah) is a community and the largest town in Flintshire, lying within the Deeside conurbation along the River Dee, near the border with England.

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Deeside

Deeside (Welsh: Glannau Dyfrdwy) is the name given to a predominantly industrial conurbation of towns and villages in Flintshire close to the Wales-England border lying near the canalised stretch of the River Dee that flows from neighbouring Chester into the Dee Estuary.

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Douglas Complex

The Douglas Complex is a high system of three linked platforms in the Irish Sea, off the North Wales coast.

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Drilling rig

A drilling rig is a machine that creates holes in the earth sub-surface.

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Dune

In physical geography, a dune is a hill of sand built by either wind or water flow.

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E.ON

E.ON SE marketed with an interpunct as E·ON, is a European holding company based in Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

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England

England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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Estuary

An estuary is a partly enclosed coastal body of brackish water with one or more rivers or streams flowing into it, and with a free connection to the open sea.

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Extreme points of the United Kingdom

This is a list of the extreme points of the United Kingdom: the points that are farther north, south, east or west than any other location.

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Flintshire

Flintshire (Sir y Fflint) is the most north-easterly county in Wales bordering the English county of Cheshire to the east, Denbighshire to the west and Wrexham County Borough to the south.

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Flintshire Coalfield

The Flintshire Coalfield in north-east Wales is one of the smaller British coalfields.

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Gas turbine

A gas turbine, also called a combustion turbine, is a type of internal combustion engine.

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Gronant

Gronant is a village in Flintshire, Wales about 2 miles east of Prestatyn.

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Henry Walker (mines inspector)

Sir Henry Walker CBE (17 March 1873 – 3 August 1954) was the Chief Inspector of Mines for Great Britain in the 1930s, most notable for leading the enquiry into the Gresford Colliery Disaster of 1934.

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Irish Sea

The Irish Sea (Muir Éireann, Y Keayn Yernagh, Erse Sea, Muir Èireann, Ulster-Scots: Airish Sea, Môr Iwerddon) separates the islands of Ireland and Great Britain.

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Lighthouse

A lighthouse is a tower, building, or other type of structure designed to emit light from a system of lamps and lenses and used as a navigational aid for maritime pilots at sea or on inland waterways.

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Lightvessel

A lightvessel, or lightship, is a ship which acts as a lighthouse.

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Liverpool Bay

Liverpool Bay is a bay of the Irish Sea between northeast Wales, Cheshire, Lancashire and Merseyside to the east of the Irish Sea.

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Llandudno

Llandudno is a seaside resort, town and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales, located on the Creuddyn peninsula, which protrudes into the Irish Sea.

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Mining in Wales

Mining in Wales provided a significant source of income to the economy of Wales throughout the nineteenth century and early twentieth century.

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Mostyn Colliery

Mostyn Colliery was a coal mine in Flintshire, North Wales, that was owned in the later part of its operating life by the influential Mostyn family.

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National Coal Board

The National Coal Board (NCB) was the statutory corporation created to run the nationalised coal mining industry in the United Kingdom.

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Nationalization

Nationalisation (an alternative spelling is nationalization) is the process of taking a private industry or private assets into public ownership by a national government or state.

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Natural gas

Natural gas is a fossil fuel formed when layers of decomposing plant and animal matter are exposed to intense heat and pressure over thousands of years.

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Nature reserve

A nature reserve (natural reserve, bioreserve, (natural/nature) preserve or (national/nature) conserve) is a protected area of importance for wildlife, flora, fauna or features of geological or other special interest, which is reserved and managed for conservation and to provide special opportunities for study or research.

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Petroleum

Petroleum (L. petroleum, from early 15c. "petroleum, rock oil" (mid-14c. in Anglo-French), from Medieval Latin petroleum, from petra: "rock" + ''oleum'': "oil".) is a naturally occurring, yellow-to-black liquid found in geological formations beneath the Earth's surface, which is commonly refined into various types of fuels.

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Pile lighthouse

A pile lighthouse is a type of lighthouse used primarily in Florida, including on open reefs adjacent to the Florida Keys.

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Pipeline transport

Pipeline transport is the transportation of goods or material through a pipe.

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Pit pony

A pit pony was a type of pony commonly used underground in coal mines from the mid-18th until the mid-20th century.

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Point of Ayr Colliery Company

The Point of Ayr Colliery Company was formed in 1883, and were the third company to attempt to extract coal from the North Wales Coalfield using a pit head at Point of Ayr, in Flintshire, Wales.

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Point of Ayre

The Point of Ayre (Kione ny h-Ayrey) is the northernmost point of the Isle of Man.

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Point of Ayre (Orkney)

Point of Ayre is a headland in the parish of Deerness, on the Eastern side of Orkney Mainland, off the northern coast of mainland Scotland.

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Power station

A power station (also referred to as a generating station, power plant, powerhouse, or generating plant) is an industrial facility for the generation of electric power.

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Prestatyn Coal Company

The Prestatyn Coal Company was formed in 1865, by Lord Mostyn, owner of Mostyn Colliery, to investigate the possibility of a colliery at Point of Ayr, in Flintshire, Wales.

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River Dee, Wales

The River Dee (Afon Dyfrdwy, Deva Fluvius) is a river in the United Kingdom.

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Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) is a charitable organisation registered in England and Wales and in Scotland.

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Site of Special Scientific Interest

A Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) (Area of Special Scientific Interest or ASSI in Northern Ireland) is a conservation designation denoting a protected area in the United Kingdom.

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Talacre

Talacre is a village in Flintshire on the north coast of Wales in the community of Llanasa.

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Trinity House

The Corporation of Trinity House of Deptford Strond, known as Trinity House (formally The Master Wardens and Assistants of the Guild Fraternity or Brotherhood of the most glorious and undivided Trinity and of St. Clement in the Parish of Deptford Strond in the County of Kent), is a private corporation governed under a Royal Charter (rather than a non-departmental public body).

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Wales

Wales (Cymru) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain, bordered by England to its east, the Irish Sea to its north and west, and the Bristol Channel to its south.

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Western Mostyn Colliery Company

The Western Mostyn Colliery Company was formed in 1873 with the purpose of investigating the potential of a coal mine at Point of Ayr, in Flintshire, Wales.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Point_of_Ayr

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