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Google takes you to the Galapagos Islands with Street View

By David Tom
Sep 12, 2013
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  1. Darwin discovered the Galapagos Islands some 178 years ago, and through observation of this biodiverse territory he formulated his theory of evolution. Although you might never have the opportunity to recreate Darwin’s historic journey by visiting the islands in person,...

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  2. Ok, this is awesome - Most of us will never get to the Galapagos in person, and who doesn't love baby sea lions!

    Except:
    No, no he didn't. He specifically set out to go to the islands (and other locales) to study the unique creatures that other sailors to the Galapagos had told tales of. In fact the earliest visitors to the islands that we know of arrived 300 years (almost to the day) before Darwin.
     
  3. Yeah, but Google doesn't have the 64-bit IPhone, and that is cooler than a bunch of islands.
     
  4. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 5,988   +1,748

    Charles Darwin didn't discover the Galapagos Islands, they were always there. He just drew our attention to the fact that they existed.
     
  5. Does anyone do research anymore?
     

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