Galapagos Islands, Pecific Ocean, South America

Usha Biswal Rout

26, Nov 2016 @ 03:54 PM
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About Galapagos Islands: The Galapagos Islands are in the Pacific Ocean near about one thousand kilometers from the South American Continent. Nine islands and about 50 islets and reefs are scattered over an area of about  320 kilometers in diameter.

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It is located at the confluence of three ocean currents, the Galapagos are a 'melting pot' of marine species. Giant tortoises were once so abundant that Spanish explorers named the islands after them, from the Spanish word Galapago meaning 'tortoise'. It is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

How to Reach at Galapagos Islands: You will easily reach at this World Heritage Site by first you should flying into either the capital city of Quito or Guayaquil because it is nearer to Galapagos.

Top Attractions of Galapagos Islands: Incredible natural diversity is the top attractions of Galapagos Island.

Top 10 Places to see at Galapagos Islands:

1. Galapagos beach at Tortuga bay.
2. Los Tuneles.
3. Kicker Rock.
4. Reserva El Chato.
5. Las Grietas.
6. Las Loberias.
8. Las Tintoreras.
9. North Seymour Island.
10. Cerro Tijeretas.

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