Approximate The Size Of Oil Spill To Your City

Google Earth is a powerful free tool that enables kids and adults to see the earth through up to date satellite imagery. Users have also used the system to show the impact of human actions on the environment.

One website uses Google Earth to compare the size of the recent Biloxi Dome oil spill to the size of your local city. A huge black splotch represents the current size of the oil spill.

If you compare it to Detroit, your and your child will be able to see oil stretching from London, Ontario, to Port Huron, Michigan, to Toledo, Ohio, and Ypsilanti, Michigan.

To view impact of the oil spill on Google Earth, click here.

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