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The world's most devastating oil spills

by Globetrotter on May 3, 2010EN
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A map of the world's most devastating oil spills in history.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_oil_spills



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Deepwater Horizon


Currently ~700 t per day!!!
Gulf of Mexico (USA), April 2010

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Apr 22, 2010 @ Apr 22, 201028.752501°, -88.317703°
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Fergana Valley


285,000 t
Uzbekistan, March 1992

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Mar 2, 1992 @ Mar 2, 199241.377499°, 64.585297°
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ABT Summer


260,000 t
Angoly, May 1991

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May 28, 1991 @ May 28, 1991-13.442400°, 5.995100°
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MT Haven


144,000 t
Genoa (Italy), April 1991

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Apr 11, 1991 @ Apr 11, 199144.097801°, 8.889700°
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Gulf War oil spill


780,000–1,500,000 t crude oil
Persian Gulf, January 1991

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Jan 23, 1991 @ Jan 23, 199129.563499°, 48.837299°
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Castillo de Bellver


252,000 t
Saldanha Bay (South Africa), August 1983

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Aug 6, 1983 @ Aug 6, 1983-33.016701°, 17.950001°
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Nowruz Field Platform


260,000 t
Persian Gulf, February 1983

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Feb 4, 1983 @ Feb 4, 198328.465900°, 50.803799°
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Atlantic Empress / Aegean Captain


287,000 t
Trinidad and Tobago, July 1979

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Jul 19, 1979 @ Jul 19, 197910.691800°, -61.222500°
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