Equator © Alex Covarrubias

The equator can be seen as the black line near the bottom of this image © Alex Covarrubias

The Equator is an imaginary line on the Earth’s surface half way between the North Pole and South Pole. It divides the Earth into the Northern Hemisphere and the Southern Hemisphere. The Galapagos Islands lie on the equator.

Equator features on these pages:

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Glossary of Galapagos