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A dead endangered Socotra cormorant covered in crude oil on an oil soaked beach after Iraqi forces intentionally destroyed oil storage and refineries January 29, 1991 near Khafji City, Saudi Arabia. The release of crude oil and destruction of Kuwaiti oil infrastructure was the Iraqi strategy during the first Gulf War.

A dead endangered Socotra cormorant covered in crude oil on an oil soaked beach after Iraqi forces intentionally destroyed oil storage and refineries January 29, 1991 near Khafji City, Saudi Arabia. The release of crude oil and destruction of Kuwaiti oil infrastructure was the Iraqi strategy during the first Gulf War. Stock Photo
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Contributor:

Richard Ellis / Alamy Stock Photo

Image ID:

J269XP

File size:

56 MB (2.4 MB Compressed download)

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Dimensions:

3573 x 5474 px | 30.3 x 46.3 cm | 11.9 x 18.2 inches | 300dpi

Date taken:

28 January 1991

Location:

near Khafji City, Saudi Arabia

More information:

This image could have imperfections as it’s either historical or reportage.

A dead endangered Socotra cormorant covered in crude oil on an oil soaked beach after Iraqi forces intentionally destroyed oil storage and refineries January 29, 1991 near Khafji City, Saudi Arabia. The release of crude oil and destruction of Kuwaiti oil infrastructure was the Iraqi strategy during the first Gulf War.

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