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, sometimes called Duncan Island
(after Adam Duncan, 1st Viscount Duncan), is an island in the Galápagos Islands
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Pinzón is home to giant tortoises, sea lions and other endemic species. It has no visitor sites and a permit is required to visit.
It has an area of 18 km2
and a maximum altitude of 458 meters.
This marks the geographical center of the Galapagos Islands so it is surprising that neither of the Galapagos Islands' two main tree species occur on the island. In the humid zone a unique species of the daisy tree is found. One of the most important species of tree in Pinzòn island is called the red sand tree. It is a tree imported by Zimbabwe
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