Galápagos Islands

Refer to the “Galapagos Archipelago” chapter in Darwin's Voyage of the Beagle for the places where he went ashore.

Placename Modern Name Latitude Long. West
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Hood Island—eastern summitEspañola

A

1° 25' 00" S
89° 43' 55"
Charles Island—summitSanta María/Floreana

B

1° 19' 00" S
90° 32' 00"
Charles Island—Post Office Bay—southeast cornerSanta María/Floreana

C

1° 15' 25" S
90° 31' 30"
MacGower [sic, Macgowen] Rocks—middleMacgowen Rocks

D

1° 08' 30" S
89° 59' 30"
Albemarle Island—Iguana Cove—southwest extremeIsabela

E

0° 59' 00" S
91° 32' 15"
Chatham Island—Watering Cove beachSan Cristóbal

F

0° 56' 25" S
89° 36' 25"
Barrington Island—summit at west endSanta Fe

G

0° 50' 30" S
90° 10' 00"
Chatham Island—southwest point of Stephens BaySan Cristóbal

H

0° 50' 00" S
89° 36' 45"
Chatham Island—eastern summitSan Cristóbal

I

0° 44' 15" S
89° 20' 45"
Indefatigable Island—summit of islet in N.W. Bay—Eden IsletSanta Cruz & Eden

J

0° 33' 25" S
90° 37' 45"
Narborough Island—northwest extremityFernandina

K

0° 20' 00" S
91° 44' 45"
Albemarle Island—Tagus CoveIsabela

L

0° 15' 55" S
91° 26' 45"
James Island—Sugar Loaf near west endSan Salvador/Santiago

M

0° 15' 20" S
90° 56' 40"
James Island—cove on N.E. side §San Salvador/Santiago

N

0° 10' 00" S
90° 50' 00"
James Island—cove on N.E. side § {Porter's Adams Bay}San Salvador/Santiago

N

0° 13' 22" S
90° 36' 12"
James Island—Adam [sic, Buccaneer] CoveSan Salvador/Santiago

O

0° 10' 00" S
90° 50' 00"
Bindloes Island—southernmost summitMarchena

P

0° 18' 50" N
90° 33' 55"
Towers Island—westernmost cliffGenovesa

Q

0° 20' 00" N
90° 02' 30"
Abingdon Island—summitPinta

R

0° 34' 25" N
90° 48' 10"
Culpepper Islet—summitDarwin

S

1° 22' 55" N
91° 53' 30"
Wenman Islet—northwestern summitWolf

T

1° 39' 30" N
92° 04' 30"

§ Presumably, FitzRoy's “cove on N. E. side” is Adam Cove [actually named Adams Bay by David Porter].
   FitzRoy duplicates Buccaneer Cove coordinates in error; corrected coordinates are included in above table.