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GALICIA: THE CRUDE OIL BURNING OUT THE COAST

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The Death Coast (La Coruña). The Greek oil tanker, “Mar Egeu,” transporting 80,000 tons of crude oil from the North Sea, ran aground right in front of the Galician city’s port. Following that, and thanks to a storm, it began spilling oil from its tanks and subsequently split in two and went up in flames. After a series of explosions, the burning oil in the sea caused such an enormous cloud of smok…