November 2002 - Spain oil spill: positional map
Where the ship sank and distances to key areas
1) Site where the Prestige sank on Tuesday, 19 November 2002
2) 226km to Cape Finisterre
4) 226km to Las Islas Cíes National Park.
The green shading shows proposed sites for protection by the Natura 2000 initiative of the EU.
Details of the wealth of nature found on the Galician Bank (pdf 400kb)