Oil Spill Project

I approached the problem by breaking the shape down into 15 pieces on the map to make finding the area easier.

Question 1 - My sectioned polygons might not be exact, but I think I have a pretty accurate measure of the space affected by the spill.

Question 2 - I think my polygons compare to the actual oil spill area accurately but I expect my answer to possibly be a little less than the actual spill area.

The total area of the oil spill is 5642.4134 miles, I got this by adding all of the areas together.

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