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Pinzon Island in the Galapagos archipelago, wildlife information

Duncan Island

Galapagos Giant TortoiseNamed after the Pinzon brothers, captains of the Pinta and Niña Caravels. Has an area of 18 km² and a maximum altitude of 458 meters. Sea lions, sparrow hawks, giant turtles, marine iguanas and dolphins can be seen here.

It is a cliff bound island, which makes landing difficult, and permit is required to visit it (permits are usually reserved for scientists and researchers).

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