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The Sierra Negra Volcano

The Sierra Negra volcano is the largest and one of the most active of the islands. Its northern edge is usually covered with clouds and fog, which allows the growth of vegetation. This area is the site of two of the oldest human settlements in Galapagos, Puerto Villamil, on the coast, and St. Thomas, located 20 kilometers inland in the upper parts.

 

This volcano also presents a larger boilers the world. Once you get to the edge of the crater of the volcano, you can descend on foot to the fumaroles located at the bottom of the caldera of Sierra Negra.

Location

The Sierra Negra volcano is located 22 kilometers from Puerto Villamil, the capital of Isabela, the largest island of the archipelago.

Height

The Sierra Negra volcano has a height of 1,500 meters.

Weather

Dominates the subtropical floor with dry and very dry climates with an average temperature of 18 and 22 degrees Celsius.

Fauna

They have one of the most important biological reserves in the world, including turtles, iguanas and birds and the naturalist Charles Darwin studied them in the nineteenth century to write "On the Origin of Species".

 

The Islanders mammals are four species of endemic mice and two bats.

Flora

It has an ongoing program to control this weed pampa area in order to allow the normal development of the (only) native and endemic vegetation of the island.

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