Galápagos islands sentence example

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  • The Galapagos Islands are of some commercial importance to Ecuador, on account of the guano and the orchilla moss found on them and exported to Europe.
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  • Blue mud prevails in large areas of the Pacific Ocean from the Galapagos Islands to Acapulco.
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  • It does not occur in the Atlantic Ocean at all, and in the Indian Ocean it is only known round Cocos and Christmas Islands; but it is abundant in the Pacific, where it covers a large area between 5° and 15° N., westward from the coast of Central America to 165° W., and it is also found in patches north of the Samoa Islands, in the Marianne Trench and west of the Galapagos Islands.
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  • The most important group is the Galapagos Islands.
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  • The following islands may be classified as oceanic, but not with any of the three main divisions: the Bonin Islands, north of the Marianas, belonging to Japan; Lord Howe and Norfolk Islands (to New South Wales); Easter Island (to Chile); the Galapagos Islands (to Ecuador).
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  • The Galapagos Islands belong to the republic of Ecuador, and form a part of the province of Guayas.
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  • Elsewhere there are no fisheries of importance, except those of the Galapagos Islands.
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  • The Galapagos Islands were declared a dependency of the province of Guayas in 1885, but are practically independent and constitute a second territory under the administration of a jefe territorial appointed by the national executive.
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  • On arriving at the Galapagos Islands the flag of Ecuador was replaced by that of Japan and the vessel handed over to the representatives of that nation sent for the purpose.
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  • The Galapagos Islands straddle the equator 600 miles west of Ecuador.
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  • "Nearly all authorities agree that it is not probable that they have crossed the wide sea between the Galapagos Islands and the American continent, although, while they are helpless, and quite unable to swim, they can float on the water.
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  • It does not occur in the Atlantic Ocean at all, and in the Indian Ocean it is only known round Cocos and Christmas Islands; but it is abundant in the Pacific, where it covers a large area between 5° and 15° N., westward from the coast of Central America to 165° W., and it is also found in patches north of the Samoa Islands, in the Marianne Trench and west of the Galapagos Islands.
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  • As for the areas of the provinces the figures need not be questioned except those for the Oriente territory, which are much too large for the region actually occupied by Ecuador, and for the Galapagos Islands which are described by competent authorities as 2400 sq.
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  • And if this is n't enough to tempt the adventurous traveler then 1,000 km off the coast lie the world famous Galapagos Islands.
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  • Avalon river cruises sail throughout Europe, China, Egypt and the Galapagos Islands.
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  • Cruises through the Galapagos Islands are also offered on smaller vessels.
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  • No matter what cruise you choose, you will experience an unforgettable journey through the Galapagos Islands.
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  • Cruises sail the Galapagos Islands year-round as the climate is quite pleasant in every season.
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  • Most cruise ships navigating through the Galapagos Islands offer some type of all-inclusive package tailored to the ship's style and expedition experience.
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  • Virtually every cruise in the Galapagos Islands offers a full itinerary of daily excursions and activities included in the package price.
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  • While planning a vacation to the Galapagos Islands keep in mind most cruise ships sailing through this destination book one year in advance.
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