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Galapagos Islands, Cliffs of South Plaza Island. Iguana video. Lizard in cactus.

Monday, July 10th, 2006

Galapagos Islands, Cliffs of South Plaza Island. Iguana video. Lizard in cactus.

The Galápagos Islands (Spanish name: Archipiélago de Colón or Islas Galápagos) are an archipelago made up of 13 main volcanic islands, 6 smaller islands, and 107 rocks and islets. The very first island is thought to have formed between 5 and 10 million years ago, as a result of tectonic activity. The youngest islands, Isabela and Fernandina, are still being formed, with the most recent volcanic eruption in 2005.


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