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‘Darwin’s Arch’ Is Now ‘The Pillars of Evolution’

The famed “Darwin’s Arch” rock formation off Darwin Island in the Galapagos is now being called the “Pillars of Evolution” in the wake of its recent natural collapse.

The arch collapsed last week as a result of natural erosion. Divers aboard the Galapagos Aggressor III witnessed the event live.

The waters off Darwin Island teem with scalloped hammerheads, manta rays, big-eye jacks, bonito, yellowfin tuna, dolphins, and other pelagic fish, as well as whale sharks up to 14 meters (45 feet) long.

(Image credit: Twitter/Hector Barrera)

Unfortunately today, our guests of the Galapagos Aggressor III experienced a once in a lifetime event. This morning at…

Posted by Aggressor Adventures on Monday, May 17, 2021

 

John Liang
John Lianghttps://www.deeperblue.com/
John Liang is the News Editor at DeeperBlue.com. He first got the diving bug while in High School in Cairo, Egypt, where he earned his PADI Open Water Diver certification in the Red Sea off the Sinai Peninsula. Since then, John has dived in a volcanic lake in Guatemala, among white-tipped sharks off the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, and other places including a pool in Las Vegas helping to break the world record for the largest underwater press conference.

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