Galapagos Islands Ecuador

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Ecuador National Geographic

Ecuador National Geographic

Fast Facts Population: 13, 032, Capital: Quito; 1, 451, Area: 283, 560 square kilometers (109, 483 square miles) Language: Spanish, Quechua…

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Galapagos Islands population

Galapagos Islands population

Tourism is undeniably the economic lifeblood of the Galapagos Islands and has played a critical role in their conservation over the last four…

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Galapagos Islands-Iguanas

Galapagos Islands-Iguanas

IGUANAS WITH A PERMANENT SMILE | Ecuador Guide | Ecuador

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Galápagos Islands location Map

Galápagos Islands location Map

Quadratische Plattkarte. Geographische Begrenzung der Karte: N: 1.8° N S: 1.6° S W: 92.1° W O: 89.1° W English: Location map of the Galápagos…

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Galapagos Islands Geology

Galapagos Islands Geology

The Galapagos are a group of volcanic islands located on the equator roughly 1 km (600 miles) west of the South American coast. Like many oceanic…

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Galapagos Islands airport

Galapagos Islands airport

Baltra Airport in the Galapagos Islands was opened in 2012 and was heralded as a green airport Now the airport can rely wholly on power gained…

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Finches Galapagos Islands natural selection

Finches Galapagos Islands natural selection

Darwin sailed at age 22 in 1831 on the ship H.M.S. Beagle, a trip that would prove critical in leading Darwin to his understanding of evolution…

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Airport Galapagos Islands Ecuador

Airport Galapagos Islands Ecuador

[Total: 26 Average: 3.6] Planning your trip to the Galapagos Islands? Not sure how to get to the archipelago? It’s simple. Your first destination…

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Animals on the Galapagos Islands

Animals on the Galapagos Islands

Evolutionary Biologists are fascinated by island ecosystems and the clarity with which the species that inhabit them illustrate evolutionary…

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Ecuador Vacation Packages all Inclusive

Ecuador Vacation Packages all Inclusive

The wildlife of the Galapagos Islands is one of Ecuador s major tourist attractions. (Photo: Meerechse auf Galapagos image by KatrinW from Fotolia.com…

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Galapagos Islands sea lions

Galapagos Islands sea lions

Capture underwater of a Galapagos sea lion in the coast of San Cristóbal. The Galápagos sea lion ( Zalophus wollebaeki ) is a species of sea…

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Galapagos Islands TripAdvisor

Galapagos Islands TripAdvisor

This beach is the perfect setting for a unique experience. It is about a 30 minute walk from the entrance (at which every visitor has to register…

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Galapagos Islands Travel deals

Galapagos Islands Travel deals

One of the most coveted perks at Travelzoo is the Travelzoo Experience, in which Deal Experts and other employees take advantage of the same…

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What is Galapagos Islands?

What is Galapagos Islands?

White people discovered the Galápagos Islands in 1535 when a Spanish ship came upon them after being blown off course by a storm… [T]he Spaniards…

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Galapagos Islands penguins

Galapagos Islands penguins

Scientific name: Spheniscus mendiculus Size: 2.1 kg (m), 1.7 kg (f) Nest type: burrow or crevices in lava Favourite food: small fish The northernmost…

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Galapagos Islands Research

Galapagos Islands Research

In recent decades, the Academy scientist John McCosker, Chair of Aquatic Biology, has led our Galápagos research efforts. McCosker has spent…

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Diving Galapagos Islands

Diving Galapagos Islands

The Evolutionary Melting Pot of Marine Life This legendary Ecuador diving destination is often considered by experienced divers to represent…

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Galapagos Islands All-Inclusive

Galapagos Islands All-Inclusive

Closeup encounters with wildlife, such as this sea lion with its young, are commonplace in the Galapagos Islands. (Photo: John Foxx/Stockbyte/Getty…

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