The Galapagos Marine Reserve is one of the largest and most biologically diverse marine protected areas in the world. It covers 133,000 square kilometers (51,352 square miles), surrounding the Galapagos Islands in the eastern Pacific Ocean, about 1,000 kilometers (600 miles) off Ecuador’s coast.
Charles Darwin, born on February 12th, 1809, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England - died on April 19th, 1882, Downe, Kent, English naturalist whose scientific theory of evolution by natural selection became the foundation of modern evolutionary studies.
Galapagos Islands are well known for their extraordinary diversity of flora and fauna, while the actual formation of the Galapagos hasn’t been overlooked until recently. The creation of the Enchanted Islands is one of the most unique processes on Earth, yet it is still a mystery that scientists are trying to solve.
“The Galapagos archipelago as a whole is a surrealistic picture come to life”
There is a natural paradise where life is in a pure state. Imagine swimming among sharks, walking alongside giant tortoises, sea lions, blue-footed boobies and dazzling you with unique landscapes in the world.