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Galápagos Islands

Galápagos Islands is cluster of islands situated 925 km (500 mi) West of mainland Ecuador.



Location: 925 km (500 mi) West of mainland Ecuador  Map





Description of Galápagos Islands


Galápagos Islands became World famous after Charles Darwin visited this group of islands during his voyage on the ship Beagle. Here he noticed different species that seemed do adopt differently to the diet of the particular islands they happened to inhabit. It was these discoveries that pushed famous scientist to develop his ideas of Evolution and later write "The Origin of Species". Due to its historic importance as well as unique endemic biodiversity Galapagos Islands were designated as UNESCO World Heritage Site.









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