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Noun1.Galápagos - a group of islands in the Pacific off South AmericaGalapagos - a group of islands in the Pacific off South America; owned by Ecuador; known for unusual animal life
Ecuador, Republic of Ecuador - a republic in northwestern South America; became independent from Spain in 1822; the landscape is dominated by the Andes


[gəˈlæpəgɒs] npl
the Galápagos (Islands) → les (îles fpl) Galapagos fpl
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He signed on the same ships with me; and together we ranged the Pacific from Hawaii to Sydney Head, and from Torres Straits to the Galapagos.
If we compare, for instance, the number of the endemic land-shells in Madeira, or of the endemic birds in the Galapagos Archipelago, with the number found on any continent, and then compare the area of the islands with that of the continent, we shall see that this is true.
Oceanic islands are sometimes deficient in certain classes, and their places are apparently occupied by the other inhabitants; in the Galapagos Islands reptiles, and in New Zealand gigantic wingless birds, take the place of mammals.
I will give only one, that of the Galapagos Archipelago, situated under the equator, between 500 and 600 miles from the shores of South America.
Thus the several islands of the Galapagos Archipelago are tenanted, as I have elsewhere shown, in a quite marvellous manner, by very closely related species; so that the inhabitants of each separate island, though mostly distinct, are related in an incomparably closer degree to each other than to the inhabitants of any other part of the world.
The Flora of the Galapagos Archipelago is the subject of a separate memoir by him, in the 'Linnean Transactions.
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The Galapagos Mockingbird, Mimus pan'ulus, is found on most of the islands in the Galapagos archipelago, with separate sub-species described on San Cristobal, Floreana, and Espanola (Arbogast et al.
Galapagos NV announced today that its Board of Directors created 666,760 warrants under a new warrant plan for the benefit of employees, directors and an independent consultant of the Company and its subsidiaries.