COSMO-SkyMed radar image (black-and-white) superimposed on cloudy NASA/MODIS image. Both images taken May 13, 2010. Radar image courtesy CSTARS.
The slick covers 4,922 square miles (12,748 km2) on the radar image, and is within about 25 miles of the Delta shoreline. The slick clearly extends south beyond the edge of the radar image; hints of it are visible on the MODIS image through the clouds and haze.
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