This Envisat image features the Galapagos Islands, an archipelago situated some 1,000 km to the west of Ecuador in the Pacific Ocean. Galapagos’s largest island is Isabela (visible). The five volcanoes seen on the island are (from north to south): Wolf Volcano, Darwin Volcano, Alcedo Volcano, Sierra Negra Volcano and Cerro Azul Volcano. The bigger island to the right of Isabela is Santiago Island. Buckets Lists, Galápagos Islands, Beautiful, Outer Space, Pacific Ocean, Earth, Travel, Places, Galapagos Islands
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The McClure Strait in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, acquired on Aug. 31, 2007 by satellite Envisat. The McClure Strait is the most direct route of the Northwest Passage and has been fully open since early August 2007.