Isla Tortuga

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For other islands with similar names, see Tortuga Island.

Isla Tortuga is an island in the Gulf of California, created relatively recently in geologic terms by the volcanism associated with the East Pacific Rise. It lies east-northeast of the city of Santa Rosalía, in Mulegé Municipality. It has a surface area of 11.374 km² (4.39 sq mi).[1]


Coordinates: 27°26′42″N 111°52′51″W / 27.44500°N 111.88083°W / 27.44500; -111.88083