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This Day in Weather History: March 24th

The Exxon Valdez spills millions of gallons of crude into Alaska’s Prince William Sound

It was on this day in 1989 that the Exxon Valdez, an oil tanker, hit a reef in Alaska’s Prince William Sound, tearing a hole in its hull. 11 million gallons of crude would spill into the water, creating a massive man-made disaster.


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