Image of the Day: Island Time

The region of the Galapagos Islands responsible for the archipelago's enormous biodiversity—and its eponymous tortoises—likely formed about 1.6 million years ago.

The Scientist Staff
Dec 21, 2016

UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO

(See K.B. Karnauskas et al., “Paleoceanography of the eastern equatorial Pacific over the past 4 million years and the geologic origins of modern Galápagos upwelling,” Earth and Planetary Science Letters, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2016.12.005, 2016.)

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