Jun 16, 2019 - National Geographic Endeavour II
Española is the oldest of the Galapagos Islands, located on the southeastern end of the archipelago. The islands are of volcanic origin and are formed due of the activity of what geologist call a “hot spot.” As the Nazca plate slides to the southeast over the volcano-producing area, new islands are developed. This means that the islands towards the northwest are the youngest, and the ones on the opposite end are the oldest.
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