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Contact: Darlene Crist
Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences

Oil Sand Patty

Caption: Years after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil spill, oil continues to wash ashore as oil-soaked "sand patties."

Credit: Catherine Carmichael, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

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