Marchena Island, Galápagos
The least visited Island
What you need to know about Marchena Island, Galápagos
Marchena is the largest of the so-called northern islands here in Galápagos. Despite most of the current volcanic activity being concentrated to the western islands Isabela and Fernandina, Marchena suffered a volcanic eruption in 1991 - the first for over a century.
Interesting facts about Marchena Island
Marchena has excellent dive sites off her coast, with a good range of species
In 1934, the mummified body of one of the Floreana Baroness's lovers was found on a beach here!
An invasive species, the Little Fire Ant, has been subject to control measures since 1988
Marchena has its own endemic species of Lava Lizard