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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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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.
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.
He believes, however, that Vertex investors should be paying more attention to Galapagos NV (GLPG).
Galapagos National Park announced the successful sentencing of the captain and crew of the Don Gerard V, an Ecuadorian fishing vessel caught illegally transporting sharks and other protected species in the Galapagos Marine Reserve in December.
The Galapagos Islands have offered biologists a natural laboratory ever since Charles Darwin's day, but they're also a frontier for geologists and volcanologists to test theories.
Tomas and the Galapagos Adventure" is a delightful story of a dream journey adventure for Tomas, a boy from Ecuador, to one of the Galapagos Islands.
com)-- Ten years ago this month, ROW Adventures launched their groundbreaking and revolutionary trip to the Enchanted Islands - Galapagos Unbound.
Biotechnology company Galapagos NV (Euronext:GLPG)(NASDAQ:GLPG) revealed on Tuesday that ti has completed its global license and collaboration agreement of filgotinib in inflammatory diseases with Gilead Sciences (NasdaqGS:GILD).