The Sad Story Of An Island Full Of Tragedy That Mexico And France Fought Over For Centuries

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Pirates, guano entrepreneurs, a passionate military, as well as women and children left to their own devices, among the exciting stories of this atoll located near Acapulco, Guerrero, which has been compared to Mexican “Las Malvinas”

The map of Mexico does not appear in the history books, however Clipperton Island is very close to Acapulco, Guerrero, and it is a beautiful atoll disputed for centuries with stories of pirates, guano entrepreneurs (excrement), abandoned people who were left to their fate and their sad abandonment.

No one has lived on this Island since 1945. Only occasional visitors, for various reasons.

Clipperton Island, also called the Island of Passion (Île de la Passion), is an uninhabited coral atoll of 6 km² of surface and 11 km of circular coastal line, located in the Pacific Ocean, at the moment it is of French possession, nevertheless also it was disputed by English and US.

Located near Acapulco, Mexico has also claimed possession of the island, however it was granted to France during an international arbitration by King Víctor Manuel III of Italy, in 1931.

 

The Sad Story Of An Island Full Of Excrement That Mexico And France Fought Over For Centuries

The Sad Story Of An Island Full Of Excrement That Mexico And France Fought Over For Centuries

 

The Sad Story Of An Island Full Of Excrement That Mexico And France Fought Over For Centuries

 

Source: InfoBae