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  • 1. Dennis Lee Wilson Charles A Darwin 12-11-2013 4th hour:
  • 2. Darwin’s Observations: Darwin’s visit to the Galapagos Islands  Charles Darwin was born in Shrewsbury, England, on February 12, 1809. In 1831. 
  • 3. Summary of hotspots/ theory:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hOCf b9ox_90&feature=player_embedded
  • 4. How a hotspot creates an island chain:
  • 5. Where your island chain is currently located:  http://www.soest.hawaii.edu/GG/HCV/ha w_formation.html
  • 6. What tectonic plates your island is on/speed: Hotspots are magma-rich locations within the upper mantle that cause volcanic activity in the crust of the earth directly above the hotspots.  Hawaii and the Galapagos Islands are prominent examples of hotspot-related land masses. 
  • 7. Names of islands in the chain: Galapagos  For billions of years, nature has flourished here relatively undisturbed.  Learn about all things Galapagos, from the incredible wildlife to the dynamic geology and much more. 
  • 8. Ages of islands in the chain: http://hvo.wr.usgs.gov/volcanowatch/arch ive/2006/06_03_30.html  http://pages.uoregon.edu/drt/Research/V olcanic%20Galapagos/presentation.view@ _id=9889959127044&_page=2&_part=0& .html 
  • 9. History of the island:  http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&frm =1&source=web&cd=1&cad=rja&ved=0CCkQtwIwAA&u rl=http%3A%2F%2Fvideo.nationalgeographic.com%2Fvi deo%2Fplaces%2Fparks-and-nature-places%2Fcoastsandislands%2Fecuador_galapagos%2F&ei=SX2oUvqTL6WE yAHxw4CoBA&usg=AFQjCNHfXd-fdIB6xOPZ2sYC87KxnU_zg&bvm=bv.57799294,d.aWc