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NOAA Photo Library Image - line5492

A few of the 70 or so vessels waiting to transit the Mississippi River following the collision of a fuel barge and a chemical tanker resulting in the spill of 419000 gallons of oil. Over 85 miles of the river was closed to traffic during the incident.

Image ID: line5492, NOAA's America's Coastlines Collection
Location: Louisiana, Mississippi River
Photo Date: 2008 July 24
Credit: NOAA News 072408

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