WWII Bombs Found on Galapagos Islands

Posted by admin on Oct 27, 2010

Fishermen have found a dozen bombs believed to be from World War II buried on the Galapagos Islands, a local government official said. The bombs were found on Bartolome Island, one of the Galapagos group about 960km off South America’s north-western coast.

The islands are a province of Ecuador, which let the United States set up a military base on one, Baltra Island, during World War II due to its strategic location south-west of the Panama Canal.

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