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Pink flamingo on Floreana Island

Floreana Island

Floreana, officially “Santa María,” is located at the far south of the archipelago. Famous for its Post Office Bay and the nearby Devil’s Crown formation, the island is associated with a strange and curious history of its inhabitants. Snorkeling around this area is one of the best in the Galapagos.

 

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  1. The official name of the island is “Santa María” and its English name is “Charles,” but it is most commonly known as “Floreana.”
  2. Animals: Flamingos, sea turtles
  3. Area: 67 sq. mi
  4. Highest Point: 2,099 ft