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/Certified Photo Instructor

Socrates was raised on Santa Cruz Island located in the heart of Galapagos Archipelago.  After a childhood filled with swimming, scuba diving, rock climbing and volunteering in conservation projects, he grew very passionate about the outdoors and the natural world. 

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Dave Katz

Video Chronicler

As a family growing up in the Finger Lakes region of New York, free time was spent in the outdoors. Dave’s mother, an earth science and biology teacher turned weekend hikes into informative lessons. The beautiful gorges, lakes and forests made a lasting impression.

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