Oceanographic Conditions in the Galapagos Archipelago and Their Relationships with Life on the Islands

  • G. T. Houvenaghel

Abstract

The Galapagos Islands, formed by the emerging tops of huge submarine volcenoes rising from the sea floor, are located on the equator about 900 km west of the South American mainland.

Keywords

Mercury Silicate Phytoplankton Calcite Nitrite 

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