The Galapagos Islands are a group of volcanic islands which lay in the Pacific Ocean close to the Equator line. The Galapagos Islands nearest mainland, Ecuador, lies 600 miles (970 kilometres) to the East. The Galapagos archipelago, with a population of around 30,000, is a province of Ecuador, a country in northwestern South America, and the islands are all part of Ecuadors national park system. The main language on the islands is Spanish.
Bottlenose Dolphin Peaking Above Water
Red-Footed Booby on a Tree Branch
Green Sea Turtle
Marine Iguana Basking in the Sun
Galápagos Tortoise With Neck Outstretched
Hawksbill Sea Turtle