The Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Latitude and longitude coordinates are: -0.777259, -91.142578.
The Galapagos Islands are a small archipelago located in the Southern Hemisphere, in the eastern part of the Pacific Ocean, close to the shores of Ecuador. They are volcanic islands with the total area of about three thousand square miles. The archipelago is a part of the Republic of Ecuador and it includes 21 islands of which 18 are larger than the others. Five largest islands of the archipelago are called Isabela (Albemarle) Island, Floreana (Charles or Santa María) Island, Santiago (San Salvador, James) Island, San Cristóbal (Chatham) Island, and Santa Cruz (Indefatigable) Island. Most of the area of the Galápagos Islands is occupied by two large natural preserves, the Galápagos Marine Reserve and the Galápagos National Park.
The archipelago is situated slightly over 600 miles west of the shores of the Republic of Ecuador or the South American continent, and about one thousand miles from the shores of Mexico in North America. The islands of Hawaii are located over 46 hundred miles north west of the Galápagos Islands. There is a notable landmark, Volcano Ecuador or Mount Whiton, located on the island of Isabela. It is considered to be the highest peak of the archipelago and has the height of about 68 hundred feet. One more high volcanic peak, Volcán Cerro Azul, is situated in the westernmost part of the island and has the height of about 55.5 hundred feet. This volcano is active and has been demonstrating quite vivid volcanic activities since the beginning of the current century.
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The Galapagos Islands, Ecuador Lat Long Coordinates Info
The latitude of The Galapagos Islands, Ecuador is -0.777259, and the longitude is -91.142578. The Galapagos Islands, Ecuador is located at Ecuador country in the Islands place category with the gps coordinates of 0° 46' 38.1324'' S and 91° 8' 33.2808'' W.
|DMS Lat||0° 46' 38.1324'' S|
|DMS Long||91° 8' 33.2808'' W|
Coordinates of The Galapagos Islands, Ecuador is given above in both decimal degrees and DMS (degrees, minutes and seconds) format. The country code given is in the ISO2 format.
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