Galapagos National Park

Entrance of the Galapagos national park

Galapagos National Park It was created under executive order N-17, of July 4, 1959, to commemorate the first centenary of the publication of the book “The Origin of the Species” of Charles Darwin, who inspired his famous theory of evolution by natural selection in base to the observations made during their stays in these Ecuadorian islands. The executive decree considered the high ecological value of this archipelago, so it is declared National Park, to 97% of the land surface, becoming also the first protected area of ​​the country. This standard…

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