Isabela Island

Jun 13, 2018 - National Geographic Islander


Today National Geographic Islander visits two different sites in the central part of this big island. The first place is Urbina Bay, a strip of land along the shore recently uplifted in 1954. In the afternoon, we visit Tagus Cove, a historic anchorage site for whalers in the 1800s.

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Socrates Tomala

Naturalist

Socrates was born and raised in Galápagos. Since a very young age he has been involved in conservation serving as a volunteer for the Charles Darwin Research Station on Santa Cruz Island. Growing up in the islands was quite an adventure for Socrates since he was able to see many islands that are restricted to most people and get close and personal with Galápagos wildlife.

About the Videographer

Dave Katz

Video Chronicler

Dave grew up in a small town in the Finger Lakes region of New York and at an early age fell in love with the outdoors. After obtaining a bachelor’s degree in Geology, Dave set out to explore the world, working seasonally as a mountain guide and pursuing a growing interest in photography and storytelling. Since 2013, Dave has dedicated his time to working as a professional filmmaker. His work, projects and travels have drawn him to over 85 countries on six continents and his varied published work has appeared on television, in print and on the internet for clients such as Nat Geo Kids, PBS Nature and Outside Magazine.

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