File:Gulf of Mexico oil spill seen from space.jpg

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Title Gulf of Mexico oil spill seen from space
Description
English: This Envisat optical image captures oil spilling into the Gulf of Mexico after a drilling rig exploded and sank off the coasts of Louisiana and Mississippi, USA, on 22 April 2010. The oil spill is visible as a dark purple whirl in centre bottom. Envisat acquired this image with its Medium Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (MERIS) on 29 April.
Depicted place Gulf of Mexico
Date
Photographer Envisat satellite
European Space Agency
Accession number 221279
Credit line ESA
Source http://www.esa.int/spaceinimages/Images/2010/10/Gulf_of_Mexico_oil_spill_seen_from_space

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