This repository includes a spreadsheet of digitized Galapagos tortoise count data originally transcribed from whaling and sealing logbooks by Charles H. Townsend and published in 1925. Notes are included which describe how the counts were digitized. Data published in Townsend (1925) and digitized here are presented in: Conrad, C. and Gibbs, J.P. (in preparation). Chapter 4: The Era of Exploitation: 1535-1959. In Galapagos Giant Tortoises, Gibbs, James P., Linda J. Cayot and Wacho Tapia (eds.). Elsevier.
Conrad, Cyler Norman; Noah Garwood; and James P. Gibbs. "Digitized Galapagos Tortoise Whaling Data from 1831-1868." (2020). https://digitalrepository.unm.edu/anthro_data/9