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Tuesday, Sep 05, 2017
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Satellite image of Fernandina volcano on  4 Sep 2017
Monday, Sep 04, 2017
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Volcanoes of Galapagos Islands (12 volcanoes)

Alcedo| Cerro Azul| Darwin | Ecuador| Fernandina| Genovesa| Marchena | Pinta| Santa Cruz| Santa Fe| Santiago | Wolf
The Galapagos Islands in the western Pacific are formed one of the most active hot spots of the world and are similar to the Hawaiian volcanoes. Basaltic eruptions occur every few years.
The islands belong to Ecuador and are a protected nature reserve.
Alcedo
(Shield volcano)
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Cerro Azul
(Shield volcano)
Cerro Azul volcano a basaltic shield volcano on the SW part of Isabela Island in the Galápagos Islands. It has the same name as Cerro Azul volcano in Chile, meaning "Blue Mountain" in Spanish.
Cerro Azul is one of the most active volcanoes of ... [more]

Darwin
(Shield volcano)
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Ecuador
(Shield volcano)
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Fernandina
(Shield volcano)
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Genovesa
(Shield volcano)
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Marchena
(Shield volcano)
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Pinta
(Shield volcano)
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Santa Cruz
(Shield volcano)
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Santa Fe
(Shield volcano)
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Santiago
(Shield volcano)
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Wolf
(Shield volcano)
Volcán Wolf, straddling the equator on the northern end of Isabela Island is the highest volcano of the Galápagos archipelago. The 1710-m-high volcano has steeper slopes than most other Isabela volcanoes, reaching angles up to 35 degrees. [more]
 

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