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The world's most devastating oil spills

by Globetrotter on 03 May 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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22 April 2010 @ 7:56 PM28.752501°, -88.317703°
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Fergana Valley


285,000 t
Uzbekistan, March 1992

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02 March 1992 @ 12:00 AM41.377499°, 64.585297°
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ABT Summer


260,000 t
Angoly, May 1991

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28 May 1991 @ 12:00 AM-13.442400°, 5.995100°
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MT Haven


144,000 t
Genoa (Italy), April 1991

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11 April 1991 @ 12:00 AM44.097801°, 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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23 January 1991 @ 12:00 AM29.563499°, 48.837299°
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Castillo de Bellver


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

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06 August 1983 @ 12:00 AM-33.016701°, 17.950001°
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Nowruz Field Platform


260,000 t
Persian Gulf, February 1983

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04 February 1983 @ 12:00 AM28.465900°, 50.803799°
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Atlantic Empress / Aegean Captain


287,000 t
Trinidad and Tobago, July 1979

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19 July 1979 @ 12:00 AM10.691800°, -61.222500°
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