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Ecuador and the Galápagos Islands

by David Pearson

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Interlink Books in Northampton, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ecuador.,
  • Galapagos Islands.
    • Subjects:
    • Animals -- Ecuador.,
    • Animals -- Galapagos Islands.,
    • Natural history -- Ecuador.,
    • Natural history -- Galapagos Islands.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [248]-249) and indexes.

      Statementby David L. Pearson and Les Beletsky ; illustrated by Priscilla Barrett ... [et al.].
      SeriesThe travellers" wildlife guides
      ContributionsBeletsky, Les, 1956-, Barrett, Priscilla.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL245 .P43 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 475 p. :
      Number of Pages475
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3290039M
      ISBN 101566565308
      LC Control Number2004004350

      is the biggest site for Quito, Ecuador, and the Galapagos travel tips, planning, and recommendations. Our 10+ years experiences along with the knowledge of our Ecuador & Galapagos experts will guarantee that your trip to Ecuador, will be a journey that you will cherish forever.5/5().   The Galapagos islands (off the coast of Ecuador) have some really cool organisms and a heck of a lot of history. Charles Darwin went there! It's partially responsible for the discovery of natural.

        Also known as Islas Galapagos, the Galapagos Islands are Ecuador’s crown jewels. These incredible volcanic islands offer dramatic landscapes, intriguing wildlife encounters, and a wonderful respite from the cares of everyday life. Ecuador is an exhilarating destination with contrasting scenery and extraordinary cultural nuances that make it a breath-taking place to explore. On this day journey through Ecuador and the Amazon Rainforest, you’ll have chance to experience this incredible place for yourself. Including time.

      Where snow-capped volcanic peaks jostle with Amazonian jungle and rich heritage can be found even within the remote Andean highlands. This is Ecuador: compact yet completely captivating, and certainly one of South America’s most exciting and rewarding countries. Top off your trip with a cruise through Darwin’s Galapagos Islands. Ecuador Genre(s): Maps Book Illustrations Abstract: Related Title(s): Rewriting the book of nature and Is part of: Journal of researches into the natural history and geology of the countries visited during the voyage of H.M.S. Beagle round the world Image of map of Galápagos Islands in black and white.


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