Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Isla San Cristóbal (Chatham Island), Galápagos Islands, Ecuador.
Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, the capital of the Galápagos archipelago, is on Isla San Cristóbal (Chatham Island, Ecuador, South America), which is the easternmost island in the Galápagos archipelago, and one of the oldest geologically. Nearby tourism sites include: the Cerro Tijeretas (Frigatebird Hill), a nesting colony for Frigate birds; and a statue of Charles Darwin, marking the original site where he first disembarked in the Galápagos Islands on 16 September 1835, during the voyage of the Beagle. The Spanish name for San Cristóbal comes from the Patron Saint of seafarers, "St. Christopher." Its older English name of Chatham is that of William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham. The highest point on the island rises to 730 meters. Panorama was stitched from 4 overlapping photos.Add to Cart Add to Lightbox Download