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Oil Slick Spreads off Gulf Coast

Water PollutionEnvironmental PollutionNASA
NASA's Aqua satellite captured this image of the Gulf of Mexico on April 25, 2010 using its Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument. With the Mississippi Delta on the left, the silvery swirling oil slick from the April 20 explosion and subsequent sinking of the... NASA/MODIS Rapid Response Team
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