Galápagos rock formation Darwin’s Arch collapses from erosion

Boat tourists reportedly saw the rocky structure collapse into the Pacific OceanDarwin’s Arch, a rock formation south-east of Darwin Island in the Galápagos archipelago, has collapsed due to natural erosion, Ecuador’s environment ministry said. Images on the ministry Facebook page on Tuesday show two rocky pillars left at the northernmost island of the Pacific Ocean archipelago, which lies 600 miles (1,000km) off South America.The post said: “This event is a consequence of natural erosion. Darwin’s Arch is made of natural stone that at one time would have been part of Darwin Island, which is not open to visits by land.“This… Source – Full Article https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/may/18/galapagos-rock-formation-darwins-arch-collapses-from-erosion

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