Definition of Galapagos Islands in English:

Galapagos Islands

Pronunciation /ɡəˈläpəɡōs ˌīləndz/ /ɡəˈlɑpəɡoʊs ˌaɪləndz/ /ɡəˈläpəɡəs ˌīləndz/ /ɡəˈlɑpəɡəs ˌaɪləndz/

Translate Galapagos Islands into Spanish

proper noun

  • A Pacific Ocean archipelago on the equator, about 650 miles (1,045 km) west of Ecuador, to which it belongs; population 28,000 (est. 2009). Noted for giant tortoises and many other endemic species, they were the site of Charles Darwin's 1835 observations, which helped him to form his theory of natural selection.