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Destination: Galapagos Islands Cyber Field Trip
On the Islands

As a living laboratory, the Galapagos Islands have a rich scientific history. You can learn more about these "enchanted islands" and the wildlife that inhabits them by browsing through this online tour. (By clicking on the linked words, you can also learn more about some of the scientific terms used frequently throughout this site.)

A Brief History of the Galapagos Islands

The Geography and Geology of the Galapagos Islands

Wildlife of the Galapagos Islands

Weather and the Galapagos Islands

Threats to the Galapagos Islands




 

Scientific American Frontiers
Fall 1990 to Spring 2000
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