The area covered by the Exxon Valdez oil spill if it had happened at EC3A 8BF


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In 1989 the Exxon Valdez oil tanker found itself in trouble when it hit Bligh Reef just off the Alaskan coast. The impact caused the side of the tanker to split open. In total 11 million US gallons of crude oil escaped, causing contamination to around 1,300 miles of coastline and the death of more than 250,000 animals.

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