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Underwater Wonderland

April 10th 2010
Although when most people think of the Galapagos they think of the islands and the unique wildlife that live on them, but there is another side to them that is just as interesting below the waves. Because of the unique location of the Galapagos at the corner of 4 tectonic plates whose volcanic activity created the islands it also has a huge impact on the variety of the marine life. The Galapagos ... read more
South America » Ecuador » Galápagos

Ecuadorian Flag The "Republic of the Equator" was one of three countries that emerged from the collapse of Gran Colombia in 1830 (the others are Colombia and Venezuela). Between 1904 and 1942, Ecuador lost territories in a series of conflicts with its neighbors. A b... ... read more
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