Facts about Charles Darwin and the Galapagos Islands – [PPT]

Charles Darwin’s Young Age photograph

Charles Robert Darwin the naturalist and the biologist is famous for his “Theory Of Evolution”. Darwin was born in Shrewsbury, England on 12th February 1809. He came from a long line of family of scientist, his father R. W. Darwin was famous doctor and his grandfather was botanist. From childhood Darwin had fond of exploring the nature, studying animals and observing their behavior was his niche of interest. Darwin’s father thought he will follow his steps and will be a medical doctor, but at the age of 18 Darwin took admission to Christ’s college for Bachelor of Arts.

In 1831 Darwin started his famous five year survey voyage around the world. The main aim was to study and research on zoology. Darwin visited Galapagos Islands while on voyage and did study on finches and the giant tortoises.

Darwin found that there was difference in the appearance of the animals of the same species depending on their habitat; from this research he came up with the most revolutionary theory science has ever seen “The Theory Of Evolution”.


Darwin Island – The last pieces of heaven left on Earth


Darwin Island or Isla Darwin is one of the smallest islands in the Galapagos Archipelago. The island is named in honor of Charles Darwin. The island has no dry landing sites and the only accessible way is to visit the place through a helicopter. The main attraction of the island is found in the Pacific ocean which is full of amazing marine life. The exceptional underwater life of the Darwin Island is an important reason that trips to Galapagos are so famous and are the most favorite vacation spot for divers and adventure freak across the globe. Darwin Island is also considered as one of the Seven Underwater Wonders of the World. Darwin island is also known as Culpepper Island named after the famous naturalist and English Lord Culpepper. Continue reading Darwin Island – The last pieces of heaven left on Earth