High Tech & Ecology
As an ecosystem, the Galapagos Islands are unique. At the same time, they are a popular tourist destination. One of the main concerns of the Charles Darwin Foundation is to make visitors aware of the archipelago's uniqueness and to provide them with guidelines for ecologically sound behaviour.
IWC Schaffhausen is proud to make a substantial annual contribution to the Foundation's work. The watch, which is identical in design to the popular Aquatimer Chronograph, is equipped with a black rubber strap and is suitable for diving to pressures of 12 bar.
The case is coated with vulcanised rubber and protects the rugged chronograph against impacts and harmful influences of all kinds. Like all the watches in the new Aquatimer family, this model also features a practical rotating external bezel, which is used for setting and reading off dive times. The engraving of the well-known Galapagos giant tortoise “Geochelone nigra” on the back of the case makes this diver's watch a much-coveted rarity.
Mechanical chronograph movement, self-winding, 44-hour power reserve when fully wound, small hacking seconds, day and date displays, screw-in crown, mechanical rotating external bezel, luminescent elements on hands, dial and external bezel, sapphire glass with antireflective coating on both sides, bracelet quick-change system*, water-resistant to 12 bar, case height 15 mm, diameter 44 mm.