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History's 10 Most Famous Oil Spills

To learn more about the ten significant oil spills in history, click on the links below. 
Brittany, France
March 16, 1978

29 nautical miles southeast of Nantucket Island, Massachusetts
December 15, 1976 

Linden, New Jersey
March 6, 1990

Bay of Campeche off Ciudad del Carmen, Mexico
June 3, 1979

60 nautical miles south-southeast of Galveston, Texas
June 8, 1990
Arabian (Persian) Gulf
1991 Gulf War

Tampa Bay, Florida
August 10, 1993

Southeast of Galveston Entrance in the Gulf of Mexico
November 1, 1979

Saginaw River near Bay City, Michigan
September 16, 1990

Bligh Reef in Prince William Sound, Alaska
March 24, 1989