Where is Galápagos Islands
About Where is Galápagos Islands Located
Explore the map to locate Galápagos Islands on world map, They are an archipelago (an extensive group of islands) of volcanic islands. Galápagos Islands are scattered in the Pacific Ocean on each side of the equator, encompassing the centre of the earth's Western Hemisphere, and are region of the Republic of Ecuador. Located 563 mi (906 km) west of continental Ecuador, they are well-known for their huge number of endemic species that were researched by Charles Darwin all along the 2nd HMS Beagle voyage. His researches and observations leads to the initiation of Darwin's theory of evolution through natural selection.