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Galapagos Geomorphology: A Walk Through the Islands


Geological features, such as pahoehoe lava and sunken craters, are like hidden treasures that are riddled throughout the Galapagos Islands. Many of the islands are geologically diverse, some displaying the rare mineral abingtonite. The physical characteristics of most geologic features allow for anyone to identify them in nature. Within these pages of text, each of the island?s geologic features will be highlighted and discussed. The following interpretive guide will tell you how to identify these features in the field and also educate you on the time and event of formation.

Primary Authors: Bill White and Bree Burdick
Edited By: Emilie Hooft-Toomey and Douglas R. Toomey


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