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Visualize the BP Oil spill

BP is still working to contain the worst oil spill in US history. The British-based energy giant is hoping that a new system will be able to capture almost all of the gushing oil. The spill has fouled coastlines of five states along the Gulf of Mexico. But that fact doesn't quite convey just how big this thing is. Now, you can see for yourself. The website superimposes the gulf oil spill over any location in the world.

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