Highest And Tallest Mountain

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What to do in the Galapagos?

What to do in the Galapagos?

Snorkelers with sea lions in the Galapagos Snorkel in the Galapagos While wildlife can be easily spotted above water in the Galapagos, seeing…

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What is the highest peak on Earth?

What is the highest peak on Earth?

If there’s one thing everyone knows about mountains—and given the state of geography education today, that may be a pretty accurate estimate—it’s…

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Airport Galapagos

Airport Galapagos

The Galapagos Islands, a group of 19 islands some 620 miles west of the South American continent, are a remote and isolated region. Although…

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What is the highest mountain on Earth?

What is the highest mountain on Earth?

At 8848 m (29029 ft), Mt Everest is the highest mountain in the world. Mt Everest is located in the Himalayas mountain range on the border of…

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Speciation in Galapagos Islands finches

Speciation in Galapagos Islands finches

We often think of as a slow process. All the available evidence supports the idea that different evolved from, and yet, new species don t pop…

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Galapagos environment

Galapagos environment

Galapagos Home > Galapagos Travel Tips > Galapagos Newsletter > Threats to the Galapagos Environment The Galapagos Islands…

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Highest point on Earth

Highest point on Earth

In the USA you will get two answers for terrestrial mountains. The non-climber or US climber answer is given as Denali (Mt McKinley) as a 20K…

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Highest point on Mount Everest

Highest point on Mount Everest

Below you will find some of the most commonly asked questions about with your own questions about climbing Everest. How tall is Mt. Everest?…

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National Geographic Galapagos

National Geographic Galapagos

Nearly 40 years ago, boiling water, towering chimneys, and a menagerie of weird creatures stunned researchers who were trying to study the seafloor…

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Map of highest mountains in the world

Map of highest mountains in the world

Google Maps Street View has posted views from four famous peaks across the globe Images are from Mount Everest Base Camp, Mount Kilimanjaro…

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Galapagos History

Galapagos History

The giant tortoises of the Galápagos Islands are famous for their impressive size (some weigh over 500 pounds) and their long life spans (averaging…

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Capital of Galapagos

Capital of Galapagos

MECHELEN, Belgium, Dec. 4, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) - Galapagos NV (Euronext & NASDAQ: GLPG) announced a share capital increase arising…

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Visas for Ecuador

Visas for Ecuador

General Information: According to the second paragraph of article 5 of the Immigration Law: “The decision to grant, deny or revoke a visa to…

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Highest place in world

Highest place in world

May be the highest peak on earth – and its summit is certainly accessible if you’ve got $75, and nerves of steel. But there are many locations…

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Ecuador Information

Ecuador Information

Here are just a few basic Ecuador facts, including information on the people and their culture. Plus geography and climate. Location and Geography…

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Highest Peaks on Earth

Highest Peaks on Earth

The world’s tallest mountains are some of the most majestic and beautiful things that one can be blessed enough to witness in their lifetime…

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Galapagos Discovery

Galapagos Discovery

Professor Rosa Batallas, Curator of Fungi, National Herbarium of Ecuador; Profesor Catalina Quintana, Herbarium Curator, Pontifical Catholic…

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Mount Everest highest point

Mount Everest highest point

On May 29, 1953, Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay completed the first confirmed ascent of Mount Everest, which stands 29, 035 feet above sea…

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