How volcanic islands age, erode and sink (part 1)

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How volcanic islands age, erode and sink (part 1)
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Clip from David Attenborough's Galapagos  |  Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  ABC  |  March 17, 2013
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Volcanic islands eventually erode and sink back into the sea. The island of Espanola in the Galapagos is 4 million years old and sinking fast. But as it dies, it offers new opportunities for all sorts of animals.

Volcanic islands eventually erode and sink back into the sea. The island of Espanola in the Galapagos is 4 million years old and sinking fast. But as it dies, it offers new opportunities for all sorts of animals.

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