The Galapagos archipelago is one of the most famous groups of islands in the world. Charles Darwin traveled among the islands of this now renowned archipelago, which is where he first developed his theory of evolution. The Galapagos archipelago, a group of thirteen large islands and over one hundred small ones, is home to an amazing variety of wildlife. The rich biodiversity within the archipelago enabled Darwin to visualize and clarify his theory by examining life forms on its many islands.
Quiz: What is an archipelago?
- A cluster of islands.
- A habitat with diverse wildlife.
- A land mass famous for scientific discovery.