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Hood Island

(also known as Española Island)

Hood Island


  • 60 square kilometers or about 23 square miles

Geographic features include:
  • Southernmost of the Galápagos Islands

  • Very dry

  • White sand beaches

Plants include:

  • Acacia

  • Palo verde

  • Saltbrush

  • Scrub vegetation

Animals include:

  • Giant tortoises

  • Lava lizards

  • Marine iguanas

  • Mockingbirds

  • Reef sharks

  • Sea lions

  • Waved albatross

  • Scrub vegetation

  • Rats

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