Galapagos Tourist Map

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Screen Shot 2015-08-20 at 2.31.00 PM.pngIn 2013, we partnered with the Charles Darwin Foundation and Galápagos National Park to collect 360-degree imagery of the . Last year, we extended our partnership to our and sent the Street View Trekker back to the Galápagos Islands so that our partners could collect more imagery to support ongoing conservation and scientific studies. Thanks to the conservation effort that saved them, you can now view the tortoises in their natural habitats on islands like Pinzón and Isabela, happily or just .

IMG_9250.jpgThe Street View Trekker collecting imagery along a lava shoreline


Similar to Charles Darwin’s exploration in 1835 that inspired his theory of evolution, scientists and park managers continue to study and protect these majestic creatures. Most people think of tortoises as very sedentary animals, but in fact, they’re frequently on the move. Global Positioning System (GPS) technology allows observers to track the movements of giant tortoises across the different islands. For example, the data shows that on related to the seasons and availability of water.
To explore more of the sites from today’s Galápagos release, or imagery from our previous trip in 2013, take a look at the
Source: google-latlong.blogspot.com
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