Orbital View: Shape of the Gulf Oil Slick Still Changing


>Via NASA's Aqua satellite:nasa_swan_oil_slick_inside2.jpg

Wind and ocean currents continue to tweak the contours of the Gulf oil spill. In this image, captured by a spectroradiometer on May 11, the slick looks almost like a swan.

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