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Power station Westfalen. Cooling towers.jpg
a cooling tower Edit this description in the wiki page. Edit this description in the data item.
Group: man made
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areas (and multipolygon relations)should not be used on relations (except multipolygon relations)
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Status: in use

 Cooling towers use evaporation of water to reject heat. They are most common at thermal power plants, but also found at oil refineries, chemical plants, etc.

How to map

Draw an area area of the tower's outline.
Add the tags man_made=cooling_tower

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