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Image : Oil in Our Coastal Back Yard


Location: Buzzards Bay, near Cape Cod Canal
Date: October 9, 1974

Lat./Long.: 41°37'58.10"N, 70°43'59.09"W
Material spilled: Diesel fuel
Amount spilled: 11,000 to 37,000 gallons
Spill extent: **
wo generations of WHOI researchers
Two generations of WHOI researchers have chronicled the effect of oil spills on the west coast of Cape Cod, Mass. Above, from left: George Hampson, Linda Morse Porteous, and Arnie Carr confer while observing the effects of the 1974 Bouchard 65 spill on Winsor Cove. (Photo courtesy of WHOI Archives)

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