One of the most well known oil spills is the Alaska oil spill by the Exxon Valdez on March
24, 1989. The huge oil tanker hit an undergroud coral reef. The ship was carying about 11 million gallons off crude oil, which
was let into the waters. It is the largest oil spill in United States History. The spill poluted beaches and endangered wildlife.
Gravel-boulder beach coverd in thick heavily oil