Oil Slick in the Gulf of Mexico May 17th View [Detail]

NASA satellite image acquired May 17, 2010 at 16:40 UTC

 

To view the full image go to: www.flickr.com/photos/gsfc/4615730409/

 

Oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico

 

Satellite: Terra

 

NASA/GSFC/Jeff Schmaltz/MODIS Land Rapid Response Team

 

To learn more go to: www.nasa.gov/topics/earth/features/oil-creep.html

 

 

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Taken on May 17, 2010