Putting the BP Oil spill in perspective

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Putting the BP Oil spill in perspective (via nate.geek.nz)

, posted: 31-MAY-2010 06:00

It's been all over the news.  A blown out oil well is causing the largest oil spill in U.S. history, in the Gulf of Mexico.  The map below shows the size of the oil spill:

 
On Saturday I saw a tweet for a website that allows you to overlay the oil spill with something more local.  It certainly helps you put this massive ecological disaster into perspective, when shown in front of Godzone:


Quite amazing.

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