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This map is more complex than the previous (simple map) and it has a lot of useful information. We can clearly see the latitude and longitude, without the lines obscuring the image. Major islands are labelled in bold type and smaller ones are also labelled. Note that names of Isabela's volcanoes are included (italics). The two features labelled Fitzroy Smt. and Whitmer Smt. refer to underwater seamounts that may once have been above sealevel but either eroded away or subsided due to tectonic activities. The major tectonic plates and their relative motions (white arrows) are shown in the inset diagram which also shows the islands' relative distance from the mainland.

(Map courtesy of Cornell Geology)

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