San Cristóbal

San Cristobal is the easternmost island of the Galapagos, made up of three extinct volcanoes. It was named after the Patron Saint of seafarers, St. Christopher, though also has a second name of Chatham Island, named after William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham.  It has a population of approximately 6000 people and is home to one of the islands two airports. San Cristobal is where Darwin first went ashore on the islands in 1835.

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Glossary of Galapagos