Careers, Jobs and Education Resources for: Clipperton Island


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This isolated island was named for John CLIPPERTON, a pirate who made it his hideout early in the 18th century. Annexed by France in 1855, it was seized by Mexico in 1897. Arbitration eventually awarded the island to France, which took possession in 1935. (from the CIA)
 
 

 

Economic Overview

Although 115 species of fish have been identified in the territorial waters of clipperton island, the only economic activity is tuna fishing.

Environmental Issues

Na

Population

Uninhabited

Location

Middle america, atoll in the north pacific ocean, 1,120 km southwest of mexico

Area

Total: 6 sq km land: 6 sq km water: 0 sq km

About 12 times the size of the mall in washington, dc

Country Aliases

Conventional long form: none conventional short form: clipperton island local long form: none local short form: ile clipperton former: sometimes called ile de la passion

International Disputes

None

Sources: Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

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