What are Galapagos Islands?

  • (noun): A group of islands in the Pacific off South America; owned by Ecuador; known for unusual animal life.
    Synonyms: Galapagos

Galápagos Islands

... The Galápago Islands (official name Archipiélago de Colón other Spanish names Islas de Colón or Islas Galápagos) are an archipelago of volcanic islands distributed around the ... The Galápagos Islands and its surrounding waters form an Ecuadorian province, a national park, and a biological marine reserve ... The principal language on the islands is Spanish ...

Some articles on Galapagos Islands:

Eugenia Del Pino - Research and Career
... Early in her career she became interested in education for conservation of the Galapagos Archipelago ... She helped the Charles Darwin Foundation for the Galapagos Islands in the establishment of a program of scholarships for Ecuadorian students in the Galapagos Islands ... Her work for the Charles Darwin Foundation for the Galapagos Islands and her position as the only Ecuadorian citizen to have achieved international recognition in science, have made ...
List Of Volcanoes In Ecuador - Galápagos Islands
0.37°S 91.55°W / -0.37 -91.55 2009 Galapagos Rift -2430 -7972 0°47′31″N 86°09′00″W / 0.792°N 86.15°W / 0.792 -86.15 ...
Galápagos Islands - Conservation - Environmental Threats
... cats, and cattle, brought accidentally or willingly to the islands by humans, represent the main threat to Galápagos ... The native animals, lacking natural predators on the islands, are defenseless to introduced predators ... harmful plants are just a few of introduced species on the Galápagos Islands ...
List Of The Wild Thornberrys Episodes - Season 1: 1998–1999
... September 10, 1998 When Eliza and Debbie discover an old treasure map on the Galapagos Islands, they set out to claim their ""riches."" Once the gold is discovered, however, greed sets in ... Galapagos Islands 05 ... Matadi or Bust September 15, 1998 The Thornberrys are in Africa along the banks of the Congo River ... Andes, Peru 13 ... Eliza-cology November 5, 1998 The Thornberrys are on the Galapagos Islands to film the return of the sea turtles ...
Waldo L. Schmitt - Biological Expeditions
1927 Schmitt was aboard Fleurus at Deception Island 1933–1935, to the Galapagos Islands sponsored by G ... Roosevelt as naturalist on the Presidential Cruise to Clipperton Island, Cocos, and the Galapagos Islands ... possibility of establishing a biological station in the Galapagos Islands ...

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