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Islands of Galapagos Islands (Ecuador)

Baltra     [1837]
   Group: Archipelago: Galapagos Islands (Archipel de Colon)
   Country: Ecuador - Galapagos Islands
Lat: 0.45º S   Long : 90.25º W
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Depth to nearest land: 2000 m
Nearest island: 3 km   group: 850 km
Nearest continent: South America    Distance: 850 km    Isolation Index: 60
ISLAND TYPE: volcanic      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
CLIMATE:   tropical 
CATASTROPHIC THREATS: drought, fire
   Threat Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           

SPECIAL FEATURES :   Special Features Indicator - Terrestrial: 0   Marine: 1
   cetacean sanctuary
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Accessibility: airport
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 1299 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 1
Conservation support: government support, legislation
PROTECTED AREAS:    Protected Area Coverage Indicators - Terrestrial: 0  Marine: 0
  Number: 1   Area: Terrestrial: 0.0 sq. km    Marine: 0 sq. km
DATA RELIABILITY:    Data Rel. Indicator: 1
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 1
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 3   Low
Last updated: 21/10/90

Culpepper (Darwin)    [1832]
   Group: Archipelago: Galapagos Islands (Archipel de Colon)
   Country: Ecuador - Galapagos Islands
Lat: 1.65º N   Long : 92.00º W
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Depth to nearest land: 2000 m
Nearest island: 30 km   group: 900 km
Nearest continent: South America    Distance: 900 km    Isolation Index: 65
ISLAND TYPE: volcanic      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
CLIMATE:   tropical 
CATASTROPHIC THREATS: drought, fire
   Threat Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           

SPECIAL FEATURES :   Special Features Indicator - Terrestrial: 0   Marine: 1
   cetacean sanctuary
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited, ?
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
Conservation support: government support, legislation
PROTECTED AREAS:    Protected Area Coverage Indicators - Terrestrial: 0  Marine: 0
  Number: 1   Area: Terrestrial: 0.0 sq. km    Marine: 0 sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 4   Low
CI-Marine: 5   Moderate
Last updated: 21/10/90

Espanola (Hood)    [1841]
   Group: Archipelago: Galapagos Islands (Archipel de Colon)
   Country: Ecuador - Galapagos Islands
Lat: 1.45º S   Long : 89.67º W
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Depth to nearest land: 2000 m
Nearest island: 50 km   group: 850 km
Nearest continent: South America    Distance: 850 km    Isolation Index: 65
ISLAND TYPE: volcanic      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
CLIMATE:   tropical 
CATASTROPHIC THREATS: drought, fire
   Threat Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           

SPECIAL FEATURES :   Special Features Indicator - Terrestrial: 0   Marine: 1
   cetacean sanctuary
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited, ?
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 1299 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 1
Conservation support: government support, legislation
PROTECTED AREAS:    Protected Area Coverage Indicators - Terrestrial: 0  Marine: 0
  Number: 1   Area: Terrestrial: 0.0 sq. km    Marine: 0 sq. km
DATA RELIABILITY:    Data Rel. Indicator: 1
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 1
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 4   Low
CI-Marine: 5   Moderate
Last updated: 21/10/90

Fernandina (Narborough)    [369]
   Group: Archipelago: Galapagos Islands (Archipel de Colon)
   Country: Ecuador - Galapagos Islands
Lat: 0.35º S   Long : 91.55º W
Area: 628.5 sq. km   Altitude: 1494 m
Shoreline: 99.0 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.1575
Depth to nearest land: 2000 m
Nearest island: 5 km   group: 850 km
Nearest continent: South America    Distance: 850 km    Isolation Index: 61
ISLAND TYPE: active volcanic cone      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
CLIMATE:   tropical 
CATASTROPHIC THREATS: volcanic eruptions, drought, fire
   Threat Indicator: 3
ECOSYSTEMS:           

SPECIAL FEATURES :   Special Features Indicator - Terrestrial: 0   Marine: 1
   cetacean sanctuary
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited, ?
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 1299 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 1
PROTECTED AREAS:    Protected Area Coverage Indicators - Terrestrial: 7  Marine: 0
  Number: 1   Area: Terrestrial: 628.5 sq. km    Marine: 0 sq. km
DATA RELIABILITY:    Data Rel. Indicator: 1
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 1
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 5   Low
CI-Marine: 6   Moderate
Last updated: 21/10/90

Genovesa (Tower)    [1836]
   Group: Archipelago: Galapagos Islands (Archipel de Colon)
   Country: Ecuador - Galapagos Islands
Lat: 0.35º N   Long : 89.97º W
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Depth to nearest land: 2000 m
Nearest island: 50 km   group: 850 km
Nearest continent: South America    Distance: 850 km    Isolation Index: 65
ISLAND TYPE: volcanic      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
CLIMATE:   tropical 
CATASTROPHIC THREATS: drought, fire
   Threat Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           

SPECIAL FEATURES :   Special Features Indicator - Terrestrial: 0   Marine: 1
   cetacean sanctuary
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited, ?
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
Conservation support: government support, legislation
PROTECTED AREAS:    Protected Area Coverage Indicators - Terrestrial: 0  Marine: 0
  Number: 1   Area: Terrestrial: 0.0 sq. km    Marine: 0 sq. km
DATA RELIABILITY:    Data Rel. Indicator: 1
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 4   Low
CI-Marine: 5   Moderate
Last updated: 21/10/90

Isabela (Albemarle, Isabella)    [371]
   Group: Archipelago: Galapagos Islands (Archipel de Colon)
   Country: Ecuador - Galapagos Islands
Lat: 0.60º S   Long : 91.15º W
Area: 4711.3 sq. km   Altitude: 1707 m
Shoreline: 500.2 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.1062
Depth to nearest land: 2000 m
Nearest island: 30 km   group: 850 km
Nearest continent: South America    Distance: 850 km    Isolation Index: 64
ISLAND TYPE: volcanic      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
CLIMATE:   tropical 
CATASTROPHIC THREATS: drought, fire
   Threat Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           

SPECIAL FEATURES :   Special Features Indicator - Terrestrial: 0   Marine: 1
   cetacean sanctuary
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 1299 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 1
Conservation support: government support, legislation
PROTECTED AREAS:    Protected Area Coverage Indicators - Terrestrial: 7  Marine: 0
  Number: 1   Area: Terrestrial: 4711.3 sq. km    Marine: 0 sq. km
DATA RELIABILITY:    Data Rel. Indicator: 1
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 1
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 3   Low
Last updated: 21/10/90

Marchena (Bindloe)    [1835]
   Group: Archipelago: Galapagos Islands (Archipel de Colon)
   Country: Ecuador - Galapagos Islands
Lat: 0.33º N   Long : 90.50º W
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Depth to nearest land: 2000 m
Nearest island: 55 km   group: 850 km
Nearest continent: South America    Distance: 850 km    Isolation Index: 66
ISLAND TYPE: volcanic      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
CLIMATE:   tropical 
CATASTROPHIC THREATS: drought, fire
   Threat Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           

SPECIAL FEATURES :   Special Features Indicator - Terrestrial: 0   Marine: 1
   cetacean sanctuary
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited, ?
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
Conservation support: government support, legislation
PROTECTED AREAS:    Protected Area Coverage Indicators - Terrestrial: 0  Marine: 0
  Number: 1   Area: Terrestrial: 0.0 sq. km    Marine: 0 sq. km
DATA RELIABILITY:    Data Rel. Indicator: 1
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 4   Low
CI-Marine: 5   Moderate
Last updated: 21/10/90

Pinta (Abingdon)    [1834]
   Group: Archipelago: Galapagos Islands (Archipel de Colon)
   Country: Ecuador - Galapagos Islands
Lat: 0.55º N   Long : 90.75º W
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Depth to nearest land: 2000 m
Nearest island: 25 km   group: 850 km
Nearest continent: South America    Distance: 850 km    Isolation Index: 63
ISLAND TYPE: volcanic      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
CLIMATE:   tropical 
CATASTROPHIC THREATS: drought, fire
   Threat Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           

SPECIAL FEATURES :   Special Features Indicator - Terrestrial: 0   Marine: 1
   cetacean sanctuary
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited, ?
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
Conservation support: government support, legislation
PROTECTED AREAS:    Protected Area Coverage Indicators - Terrestrial: 0  Marine: 0
  Number: 1   Area: Terrestrial: 0.0 sq. km    Marine: 0 sq. km
DATA RELIABILITY:    Data Rel. Indicator: 1
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 4   Low
CI-Marine: 5   Moderate
Last updated: 21/10/90

Pinzon (Duncan)    [1839]
   Group: Archipelago: Galapagos Islands (Archipel de Colon)
   Country: Ecuador - Galapagos Islands
Lat: 0.70º S   Long : 90.70º W
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Depth to nearest land: 2000 m
Nearest island: 10 km   group: 850 km
Nearest continent: South America    Distance: 850 km    Isolation Index: 61
ISLAND TYPE: volcanic      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
CLIMATE:   tropical 
CATASTROPHIC THREATS: drought, fire
   Threat Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           

SPECIAL FEATURES :   Special Features Indicator - Terrestrial: 0   Marine: 1
   cetacean sanctuary
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited, ?
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 1299 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 1
Conservation support: government support, legislation
PROTECTED AREAS:    Protected Area Coverage Indicators - Terrestrial: 0  Marine: 0
  Number: 1   Area: Terrestrial: 0.0 sq. km    Marine: 0 sq. km
DATA RELIABILITY:    Data Rel. Indicator: 1
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 1
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 4   Low
CI-Marine: 5   Moderate
Last updated: 21/10/90

Rabida (Jervis)    [1838]
   Group: Archipelago: Galapagos Islands (Archipel de Colon)
   Country: Ecuador - Galapagos Islands
Lat: 0.42º S   Long : 90.72º W
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Depth to nearest land: 2000 m
Nearest island: 3 km   group: 850 km
Nearest continent: South America    Distance: 850 km    Isolation Index: 60
ISLAND TYPE: volcanic      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
CLIMATE:   tropical 
CATASTROPHIC THREATS: drought, fire
   Threat Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           

SPECIAL FEATURES :   Special Features Indicator - Terrestrial: 0   Marine: 1
   cetacean sanctuary
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited, ?
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 1299 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 1
Conservation support: government support, legislation
PROTECTED AREAS:    Protected Area Coverage Indicators - Terrestrial: 0  Marine: 0
  Number: 1   Area: Terrestrial: 0.0 sq. km    Marine: 0 sq. km
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 1
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 4   Low
CI-Marine: 5   Moderate
Last updated: 21/10/90

San Cristobal (Chatham)    [367]
   Group: Archipelago: Galapagos Islands (Archipel de Colon)
   Country: Ecuador - Galapagos Islands
Lat: 0.80º S   Long : 89.45º W
Area: 546.6 sq. km   Altitude: 896 m
Shoreline: 127.0 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.2323
Depth to nearest land: 2000 m
Nearest island: 65 km   group: 850 km
Nearest continent: South America    Distance: 850 km    Isolation Index: 66
ISLAND TYPE: volcanic      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
CLIMATE:   tropical 
CATASTROPHIC THREATS: drought, fire
   Threat Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           

SPECIAL FEATURES :   Special Features Indicator - Terrestrial: 0   Marine: 1
   cetacean sanctuary
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 1299 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 1
PROTECTED AREAS:    Protected Area Coverage Indicators - Terrestrial: 7  Marine: 0
  Number: 1   Area: Terrestrial: 546.6 sq. km    Marine: 0 sq. km
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 1
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 3   Low
Last updated: 21/10/90

San Salvador (James)    [368]
   Group: Archipelago: Galapagos Islands (Archipel de Colon)
   Country: Ecuador - Galapagos Islands
Lat: 0.25º S   Long : 90.75º W
Area: 576.7 sq. km   Altitude: 906 m
Shoreline: 108.0 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.1873
Depth to nearest land: 2000 m
Nearest island: 20 km   group: 850 km
Nearest continent: South America    Distance: 850 km    Isolation Index: 63
ISLAND TYPE: volcanic      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
CLIMATE:   tropical 
CATASTROPHIC THREATS: drought, fire
   Threat Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           

SPECIAL FEATURES :   Special Features Indicator - Terrestrial: 0   Marine: 1
   cetacean sanctuary
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited, ?
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 1299 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 1
PROTECTED AREAS:    Protected Area Coverage Indicators - Terrestrial: 7  Marine: 0
  Number: 1   Area: Terrestrial: 576.7 sq. km    Marine: 0 sq. km
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 1
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 4   Low
CI-Marine: 5   Moderate
Last updated: 21/10/90

Santa Cruz (Indefagitable)    [370]
   Group: Archipelago: Galapagos Islands (Archipel de Colon)
   Country: Ecuador - Galapagos Islands
Lat: 0.60º S   Long : 90.35º W
Area: 979.3 sq. km   Altitude: 864 m
Shoreline: 141.7 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.1447
Depth to nearest land: 2000 m
Nearest island: 30 km   group: 850 km
Nearest continent: South America    Distance: 850 km    Isolation Index: 64
ISLAND TYPE: volcanic      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
CLIMATE:   tropical 
CATASTROPHIC THREATS: drought, fire
   Threat Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           

SPECIAL FEATURES :   Special Features Indicator - Terrestrial: 0   Marine: 1
   cetacean sanctuary
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 1299 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 1
Conservation support: government support, legislation
PROTECTED AREAS:    Protected Area Coverage Indicators - Terrestrial: 7  Marine: 0
  Number: 1   Area: Terrestrial: 979.3 sq. km    Marine: 0 sq. km
DATA RELIABILITY:    Data Rel. Indicator: 1
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 1
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 3   Low
Last updated: 21/10/90

Santa Fe (Barrington)    [1840]
   Group: Archipelago: Galapagos Islands (Archipel de Colon)
   Country: Ecuador - Galapagos Islands
Lat: 0.95º S   Long : 90.12º W
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Depth to nearest land: 2000 m
Nearest island: 12 km   group: 850 km
Nearest continent: South America    Distance: 850 km    Isolation Index: 62
ISLAND TYPE: volcanic      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
CLIMATE:   tropical 
CATASTROPHIC THREATS: drought, fire
   Threat Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           

SPECIAL FEATURES :   Special Features Indicator - Terrestrial: 0   Marine: 1
   cetacean sanctuary
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited, ?
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 1299 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 1
Conservation support: government support, legislation
PROTECTED AREAS:    Protected Area Coverage Indicators - Terrestrial: 0  Marine: 0
  Number: 1   Area: Terrestrial: 0.0 sq. km    Marine: 0 sq. km
DATA RELIABILITY:    Data Rel. Indicator: 1
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 1
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 4   Low
CI-Marine: 5   Moderate
Last updated: 21/10/90

Santa Maria (Floreana, Charles)    [366]
   Group: Archipelago: Galapagos Islands (Archipel de Colon)
   Country: Ecuador - Galapagos Islands
Lat: 1.25º S   Long : 90.45º W
Area: 167.8 sq. km   Altitude: 640 m
Shoreline: 55.6 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.3313
Depth to nearest land: 2000 m
Nearest island: 50 km   group: 850 km
Nearest continent: South America    Distance: 850 km    Isolation Index: 65
ISLAND TYPE: volcanic      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
CLIMATE:   tropical 
CATASTROPHIC THREATS: drought, fire
   Threat Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           

SPECIAL FEATURES :   Special Features Indicator - Terrestrial: 0   Marine: 1
   cetacean sanctuary
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 1299 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 1
Conservation support: government support, legislation
PROTECTED AREAS:    Protected Area Coverage Indicators - Terrestrial: 7  Marine: 0
  Number: 1   Area: Terrestrial: 167.8 sq. km    Marine: 0 sq. km
DATA RELIABILITY:    Data Rel. Indicator: 1
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 1
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 3   Low
Last updated: 21/10/90

Wenman (Wolf)    [1833]
   Group: Archipelago: Galapagos Islands (Archipel de Colon)
   Country: Ecuador - Galapagos Islands
Lat: 1.38º N   Long : 91.82º W
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Depth to nearest land: 2000 m
Nearest island: 30 km   group: 900 km
Nearest continent: South America    Distance: 900 km    Isolation Index: 65
ISLAND TYPE: volcanic      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
CLIMATE:   tropical 
CATASTROPHIC THREATS: drought, fire
   Threat Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           

SPECIAL FEATURES :   Special Features Indicator - Terrestrial: 0   Marine: 1
   cetacean sanctuary
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited, ?
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
Conservation support: government support, legislation
PROTECTED AREAS:    Protected Area Coverage Indicators - Terrestrial: 0  Marine: 0
  Number: 1   Area: Terrestrial: 0.0 sq. km    Marine: 0 sq. km
DATA RELIABILITY:    Data Rel. Indicator: 1
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 4   Low
CI-Marine: 5   Moderate
Last updated: 21/10/90

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