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Humans, History and Ecology in Galápagos The Hacienda El Progreso

Gravel Quarry, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, in 2012


Description:
The gravel quarry in Puerto Baquerizo lies directly to thenortheast of the airport. The quarried volcanic rock is used for most construction products, and especially in the completion of the modern paved road through the island, completed in 2015. The quarry has been substantially reduced in size since this photo was taken in 2012.
Subjects:
Hacienda El Progreso; Manuel J. Cobos
Subjects Facet:
Galapagos Islands; San Cristóbal Island (Galapagos Islands); Transportation; Roads
Creator:
Dr. Peter W. Stahl
Publisher:
University of Victoria Libraries
Contributors:
Dr. Peter Stahl
Date:
2012
Date searchable:
2012
Date searchable:
2012-7-28
Genre:
Digital image
Genre Facet:
Digital image
Format:
image
Rights:
Creative Commons Attribtion-NonCommercial
Location(s):
El Progreso (Galapagos Islands);Galapagos Islands
Location(s) Facet:
El Progreso (Galapagos Islands);Galapagos Islands
Date Digitized:
2012