Isabela Island


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Is·a·bel·a Island

 (ĭz′ə-bĕl′ə)
The largest of the Galápagos Islands of Ecuador, in the Pacific Ocean on the equator.
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If you visit Isabela Island, there is a canal that this species uses for resting so you can watch them quietly without snorkeling.
The number of these feathered creatures, found only on Isabela island, now stands at less than 100, making them the most endangered bird in Galapagos.
A giant tortoise at the Arnaldo Tupiza Tortoise Center Drive carefully: A marine iguana crosses the road Boobies resting on rock at Isabela Island
One of the area's geological wonders is Los Tuneles, a series of flooded lava tunnels and archways, Tuneles on Isabela Island where reef sharks navigate an aquatic maze and blue-footed boobies dance around pillars of cacti.
Enveloped by dense forest on volcanic Isabela Island in the Galapagos sits Scalesia Lodge.
23 on Isabela Island in the Galpagos, the Hudson County Chamber of Commerce announced Monday.
A favoured activity is hiking around Sierra Negra, the world's second-largest crater, on Isabela Island. This particular island is home to the Tagus Cove, which has the biggest population of penguins and a majority of giant tortoises.
The team hopes to use these mixed-ancestry giant tortoises, which they brought into captivity from Wolf Volcano on northern Isabela Island - the highest peak on the largest of Ecuador's GalAaAaAeA pagos Islan - to recreate and revive the Floreana tortoise.
Located on Isabela Island, Volcano Hotel is a ten room reconceptualized boutique hotel adjacent to the beach.
On Monday, the Wolf volcano on Isabela Island erupted for the first time in 33 years, spewing fire, smoke and lava.
The ministry also said tours of Isabela Island remain in operation.
A genetic analysis conducted by Yale University researchers suggests that direct descendants of at least 38 purebred individuals of Chelonoidis elephantopus live on the volcanic slopes of the northern shore of Isabela Island - 200 miles from their ancestral home of Floreana Island, where they disappeared after being hunted by whalers.