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This image shows Shell Global’s mobile drilling vessel the Kulluk­... News PhotoAlaska - USA State,DigitalGlobe,Image,Island,Satellite View,Science and Technology,USA,VerticalPhotographer Collection: DigitalGlobe 2013 DigitalGlobeKULLUK VESSEL, SITKALIDAK ISLAND, ALASKA-JANUARY 4, 2013: This image shows Shell Global’s mobile drilling vessel the Kulluk­ grounded 228 meters off Alaska’s Sitkalidak Island. Sitkalidak Island is located 490 kilometers south of Anchorage and just southeast of Kodiak Island. The Kulluk had been used for exploratory drilling in the Beaufort Sea earlier this year. On December 31, 2012, the vessel was being towed to Seattle by the Aiviq when the tow line snapped in rough seas with hurricane-force winds. (Photo DigitalGlobe via Getty Images)