Just How Big Is The Oil Spill ?

Using Google Maps, someone has created an application that lets you see just how big the Gulf Oil Spill would be if it was centered in any other location on Earth.

I dropped on Warrenton, Virginia:

Yikes

H/T: Bruce McQuain

FILED UNDER: Environment, Oil Spill, Quick Takes,
Doug Mataconis
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Doug holds a B.A. in Political Science from Rutgers University and J.D. from George Mason University School of Law. He joined the staff of OTB in May 2010 and contributed a staggering 16,483 posts before his retirement in January 2020.