Dounreay

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Dounreay

(ˌduːnˈreɪ)
n
(Placename) the site in N Scotland of a nuclear power station, which contained the world's first fast-breeder reactor (1962–77). A prototype fast-breeder operated from 1974 until 1994: a nuclear fuel re-processing plant has also operated at the site
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A helicopter-borne survey was flown at low level in Scotland over the Dounraey Nuclear Research Establishment using an Aerospatiale helicopter and an Exploranium GR820 spectrometer with 34 litres of NaI crystals.