Montara Oil Spill – Virginia for Scale

Montara Oil Spill – Virginia for Scale
Virginia Western
Image by SkyTruth
State of Virginia for scale next to outline of area covered by patchy oil slicks and sheen from the Montara / West Atlas blowout and oil spill off Western Australia. Based on analysis of September 3, 2009 NASA / MODIS satellite image of Timor Sea. Timor Sea slicks extended across 5,800 square miles on September 3.

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