Daily Expedition Reports
Sombrero Chino and Santiago Island

Joshua Vela, Video Chronicler, September 2019

  • Daily Expedition Reports
  • 27 Sep 2019

Sombrero Chino and Santiago Island

  • Aboard the National Geographic Islander
  • Galápagos

These two islands are the perfect place to learn about the conditions, albeit harsh, for a species to establish itself. No one knows just how many arrivals the Galapagos received, but what is certain is that only a few were able to survive, adapt, and become unique to this archipelago. This place is like unlike anywhere else, and most of the animals and plants exist only in this chain of volcanos.

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