Sunday, May 09, 2010


Matthew Yglesias points out this tool that makes the scope of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill more plain than just throwing out a number of square miles or showing a segment of ocean in a map. You can superimpose the area of the spill over any location you wish (if you have the Google Earth plugin, which I went ahead and downloaded).

So here's how the spill would look if Buffalo were its epicenter:

Now that's scary.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

The Falls would probably spread it even more.