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.

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10464
Deepwater Horizon

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

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10458
Fergana Valley

285,000 t
Uzbekistan, March 1992

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10459
ABT Summer

260,000 t
Angoly, May 1991

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10463
MT Haven

144,000 t
Genoa (Italy), April 1991

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10455
Gulf War oil spill

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

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10461
Castillo de Bellver

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

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10460
Nowruz Field Platform

260,000 t
Persian Gulf, February 1983

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10457
Atlantic Empress / Aegean Captain

287,000 t
Trinidad and Tobago, July 1979

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