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The history of Galapagos Island started more than three million years ago.  With many things happening around the island there are some unique facts that will be educative and good to know, the unique facts of the Galapagos Islands are.

Location.

The Galapagos Island is located on the Equator, it is about nine hundred and seven kilometers almost six hundred miles west of the beautiful mainland Ecuadorian coast in the south of America, and it is a marine reserve.  There are four other islands with inhibitors around the Ecuadorian Coast, which are Santa Cruz, San Cristobal, and the Isabella.  The island has three ocean zones, the south, and Central Island, which are mainly the fish area, Northern islands with warmest waters, and the western island with the coolest waters. (image by tgaydon)

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Geology.

The Galapagos Archipelago Island consists of thirteen large islands, six small islands, forty-two inlets and a small number of pinnacles and rocks.  All that makes the total land surface of Galapagos Island to be eight hundred thousand kilometers.

Volcanic eruption

More than sixty volcanic eruptions have occurred and documented in Galapagos Island and regions over the last two hundred years.  The most active volcano is the ones located on the Western Island on Fernandina and Isabella islands.  With the last volcano occurring recently on June third two thousand and eight.  This is because the Galapagos Island is chains of islands.The volcanic are caused by the hot spot remaining stationary.

Oldest and youngest island.

The oldest island in the Galapagos Island is East Espanola and the youngest island being Isabella and Fernandina.  Most of these islands are the tips of the enormous volcanoes formed by the slabs of the stationary area where magina and concentrated heat released.

Human History

The human history of Galapagos has a history of human living there from many years ago.

Wildlife.

Wildlife in Galapagos Island is Darwin finchers endemic to the island; the great naturalist’s birds are famous for their beaks are found in the Galapagos Islands.  The marine iguanas are only marine going retiles in the world.  The Galapagos penguin is the only tropical penguin in the world.  Giant Galapagos tortoise.  Whales and sharks are also seen in the Galapagos Islands.(image by heikki)

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Tourist’s destinations.

There so many beautiful islands to do and see in the Galapagos island from the beach to cruise.  Galapagos has a rich history of being a tourist destination.  Thing to do when at the Galapagos include the snorkeling, diving, fishing, kayaking, horseback riding, biking and hiking.  With treasure and style.

Accommodation

Accommodations in Galapagos Island have been there for tourist for so many years, they range from camping to the latest high-class accommodation.

Galapagos Island offers the beauty and the charm that comes with the islands.  The beautiful weather all around the year makes the island a place to live and enjoy. With many beautiful and unique facts that will leave you in ambience.  Make a visit to the Galapagos and learn more about its beauty ,history, dishes and the beautiful people around the islands. Enjoy unique interactions with the marine in the underworld and learn of the island that amazes the world.

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