Galapagos - Preview



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Location: Straddling the Equator in the Pacific Ocean, 600 miles from mainland Ecuador.

Capital: Puerto Baquerizo Moreno on San Cristobal is capital of Galapagos Province.

Area: 19 islands, and dozens of other islets and volcanic rocks have a total land area of 3,086 square miles, spread over an area of sea covering some 20,000 square miles.

Population: About 17,000 residing on 4 of the islands, San Cristobal, Santa Cruz, Isabela, and Floreana.

Language: Spanish

Highest Point: Wolf Volcano on Isabela, 5,600 feet high.

Largest Island: Isabella, 85 miles long / 1,800 square miles, has over half the Galapagos total land area.

 

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Our ship the Mary Anne.

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Visiting with the giant tortoises.


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A trip between the islands.

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Blue footed boobie.


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Day trip through the Andes Mountains.

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