Visualizing the BP Oil Spill

Fascinating little Google Maps mash up allows you to place the BP Oil spill over any city. I tried a few, but San Francisco and NYC drove the size home the most impressively.

In NY, it covers all of the city, and huge parts of NJ, Connecticut and Long Island:


The San Francisco Bay area is a pretty big space, and the spillage dwarfs it:

Hat tip Carl

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