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Galapagos Islands   /gəlˈɑpəgoʊz ˈaɪləndz/   Listen
Galapagos Islands

A group of islands in the Pacific off South America; owned by Ecuador; known for unusual animal life.  Synonym: Galapagos.

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"Galapagos Islands" Quotes from Famous Books

... the West. professor at Cornell University. address at Humboldt Centennial. illness. anxiety for Museum. restored health. Hassler expedition. at Talcahuana. journey from Talcahuana to Santiago. elected Foreign Associate of the Institute of France. at the Galapagos islands. at San Francisco. return to Cambridge. summer school projected. gift of Penikese. opening of school. last lectures at Museum. last work. last lecture. last visit ...
— Louis Agassiz: His Life and Correspondence • Louis Agassiz

... shelf: claims continental shelf between mainland and Galapagos Islands territorial ...
— The 1997 CIA World Factbook • United States. Central Intelligence Agency.

Words linked to "Galapagos Islands" :   Ecuador, Republic of Ecuador, island

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