Gulf of Mexico oil well disaster

image showing Mississippi, Alabama, Florida and the site of the oil spill

Nasa satellite images show the extent of the Gulf of Mexico oil slick on 19 June, two months after the explosion on the Deepwater Horizon rig.

Millions of barrels of oil have spilled into the ocean from the leaking well since the disaster on 20 April.

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