Atlas of Clipperton Island
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|Map of Clipperton Island.|
|Map of Clipperton Island (in French).|
This section holds a short summary of the history of the area of present-day Clipperton Island, illustrated with maps, including historical maps of former countries and empires that included present-day Clipperton Island.
|Clipperton Island was discovered by the pirate John Clipperton in the 18th century. It became French in 1855 and was seized by Mexico in 1897. After arbitration it was awarded to France, which took possesion of the island in 1935.|
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