Galapagos Islands

Range TypeArchipelago
Highest PointVolcán Wolf (1707 m/5600 ft)
States/ProvincesGalápagos Islands
Area7,979 sq km / 3,081 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent1,712 km / 1,064 mi North-South
1,778 km / 1,105 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long0° 27' S; 91° 11' W
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Map of Galapagos Islands
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Galapagos Islands.
Coastal South AmericaLevel 2 (Parent)
         Coastal VenezuelaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         North Colombia CoastLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Coastal Northwest South AmericaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Chilean Coastal RangeLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Chilean Coastal IslandsLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Tierra del FuegoLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Galapagos IslandsLevel 3
         Southeastern Pacific IslandsLevel 3 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Galapagos Islands

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Volcán Wolf17075600 
2.Volcán Cerro Azul16895541 
3.Volcán La Cumbre14944902 
4.Volcán Darwin14204659 
5.Volcán Alceda11503773 
6.Volcán Sierra Negra11353724 
7.Cerro Cowan9072976 
8.Cerro Chacras8642835 
9.Cerro San Joaquin7302395 
10.Cerro Yglesias5751886 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the Galapagos Islands

Cerro Chacras
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Cerro Chacras (Crocker) from Tortuga Bay. We biked to the trailhead and climbed later that morning (2018-10-25). Photo by Alex Lennon.
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Bartolomé Island High Point
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Overview of Bartholemew Island Photo by David Parratt.
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