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Pinnacle Rock – Bartolome Island

The iconic and vulcanic formation, with the equally unique Gray matplant (Tiquilia nesiotica) in the foreground – the much larger Santiago Island in the background Aperture: ƒ/4 Camera: NIKON D700 ISO: 500

Pinnacle Rock – Bartolome Island

Perhaps one of the most peculiar formations on the Galapagos. From afar it looks just like a pinnacle rock, but closing in you’ll see strange formations created by sun, wind and water. This erosion is continous, and sometime in the future the pinnacle will be nothing more than a photographic memory. Aperture: ƒ/4 Camera: NIKON […]

Gray matplant (Tiquilia nesiotica)

The only plant species growing on these sandy volcanic slopes. When I asked for the name of this species I was very puzzled! I wondered how this plant could be used in the production of the alcoholic drink – but when you see the name in writing you quickly realize it’s nothing to do with […]

Pinnacle Rock – Bartolome Island

The iconic and volcanic formation from a different angle and Santiago Island in the background. Aperture: ƒ/7.1 Camera: NIKON D700 ISO: 500

Bartolome Island

Bartolome Island

Despite being a rather new island, with very little vegetation, it has a great diversity in volcanic formations, rock and sand. Some areas looks Martian – like the foreground – red sand and rock. No vegetation at all. Aperture: ƒ/7.1 Camera: NIKON D700 Taken: 5 December, 2011 17:01 Focal length: 150mm ISO: 500 Shutter speed: […]