Underwater and Aerial Photos of Clipperton Island

Photographs of Clipperton Island, Ile de Passion, a Spectacular Coral Atoll in the Eastern Pacific

Aerial panorama of Clipperton Island, showing the entire atoll.  Clipperton Island, a minor territory of France also known as Ile de la Passion, is a small (2.3 sq mi) but  spectacular coral atoll in the eastern Pacific. By permit HC / 1485 / CAB (France)
Aerial panorama of Clipperton Island, showing the entire atoll. Clipperton Island, a minor territory of France also known as Ile de la Passion, is a small (2.3 sq mi) but spectacular coral atoll in the eastern Pacific. By permit HC / 1485 / CAB (France).
Aerial panorama of Clipperton Island, showing the entire atoll.  Clipperton Island, a minor territory of France also known as Ile de la Passion, is a small (2.3 sq mi) but  spectacular coral atoll in the eastern Pacific. By permit HC / 1485 / CAB (France)
Aerial panorama of Clipperton Island, showing the entire atoll. Clipperton Island, a minor territory of France also known as Ile de la Passion, is a small (2.3 sq mi) but spectacular coral atoll in the eastern Pacific. By permit HC / 1485 / CAB (France).
Coral reef expanse composed primarily of porites lobata, Clipperton Island, near eastern Pacific, Porites lobata
Coral reef expanse composed primarily of porites lobata, Clipperton Island, near eastern Pacific.
Clipperton Rock, a 95' high volcanic remnant, is the highest point on Clipperton Island, a spectacular coral atoll in the eastern Pacific. By permit HC / 1485 / CAB (France)
Clipperton Rock, a 95' high volcanic remnant, is the highest point on Clipperton Island, a spectacular coral atoll in the eastern Pacific. By permit HC / 1485 / CAB (France).
Blotcheye soldierfish and Clipperton Island coral reef, Porites sp, Porites arnaudi, Porites lobata
Blotcheye soldierfish and Clipperton Island coral reef, Porites sp.
The French tricolor flag flies over Clipperton Island at sunset. Clipperton Island, a minor territory of France also known as Ile de la Passion, is a spectacular coral atoll in the eastern Pacific. By permit HC / 1485 / CAB (France)
The French tricolor flag flies over Clipperton Island at sunset. Clipperton Island, a minor territory of France also known as Ile de la Passion, is a spectacular coral atoll in the eastern Pacific. By permit HC / 1485 / CAB (France).
Underwater ROV Preparing to Dive at Clipperton Island
Underwater ROV Preparing to Dive at Clipperton Island.
Brown booby, Clipperton island, Sula leucogaster
Brown booby, Clipperton island.
Nazca Booby, Clipperton Island
Nazca Booby, Clipperton Island.
Plastic Trash and Debris, Clipperton Island
Plastic Trash and Debris, Clipperton Island.
Aerial view of the lagoon inside Clipperton Island.  The lagoon within the atoll was formerly open to the ocean but has been closed and stagnant for many decades. Some experts believe erosion will open the lagoon up to the ocean again soon. Clipperton Island, a minor territory of France also known as Ile de la Passion, is a spectacular coral atoll in the eastern Pacific. By permit HC / 1485 / CAB (France)
Aerial view of the lagoon inside Clipperton Island. The lagoon within the atoll was formerly open to the ocean but has been closed and stagnant for many decades. Some experts believe erosion will open the lagoon up to the ocean again soon. Clipperton Island, a minor territory of France also known as Ile de la Passion, is a spectacular coral atoll in the eastern Pacific. By permit HC / 1485 / CAB (France).
Sunrise over Clipperton Island, Panorama
Sunrise over Clipperton Island, Panorama.
Fishing Longline, Wrapped and Embedded in Coral Head, Clipperton Island
Fishing Longline, Wrapped and Embedded in Coral Head, Clipperton Island.
Booby looking underwater, Clipperton Island
Booby looking underwater, Clipperton Island.
Plates of Porites arnaudi coral, Clipperton Island, Porites arnaudi
Plates of Porites arnaudi coral, Clipperton Island.
Sunset at Clipperton Island, aerial panoramic photo showing the entire atoll.  Clipperton Island, a minor territory of France also known as Ile de la Passion, is a small (2.3 sq mi) but  spectacular coral atoll in the eastern Pacific. By permit HC / 1485 / CAB (France)
Sunset at Clipperton Island, aerial panoramic photo showing the entire atoll. Clipperton Island, a minor territory of France also known as Ile de la Passion, is a small (2.3 sq mi) but spectacular coral atoll in the eastern Pacific. By permit HC / 1485 / CAB (France).
Plates of Porites arnaudi coral, Clipperton Island, Porites arnaudi
Plates of Porites arnaudi coral, Clipperton Island.
Brown booby, Clipperton island, Sula leucogaster
Brown booby, Clipperton island.
Rusting shipwreck on the beach at Clipperton Island, aerial photo, Clipperton Island is a spectacular coral atoll in the eastern Pacific. By permit HC / 1485 / CAB (France)
Rusting shipwreck on the beach at Clipperton Island, aerial photo, Clipperton Island is a spectacular coral atoll in the eastern Pacific. By permit HC / 1485 / CAB (France).
Coconut palm trees on Clipperton Island, aerial photo. Clipperton Island is a spectacular coral atoll in the eastern Pacific. By permit HC / 1485 / CAB (France)
Coconut palm trees on Clipperton Island, aerial photo. Clipperton Island is a spectacular coral atoll in the eastern Pacific. By permit HC / 1485 / CAB (France).
Aerial view of the lagoon inside Clipperton Island.  The lagoon within the atoll was formerly open to the ocean but has been closed and stagnant for many decades. Some experts believe erosion will open the lagoon up to the ocean again soon. Clipperton Island, a minor territory of France also known as Ile de la Passion, is a spectacular coral atoll in the eastern Pacific. By permit HC / 1485 / CAB (France)
Aerial view of the lagoon inside Clipperton Island. The lagoon within the atoll was formerly open to the ocean but has been closed and stagnant for many decades. Some experts believe erosion will open the lagoon up to the ocean again soon. Clipperton Island, a minor territory of France also known as Ile de la Passion, is a spectacular coral atoll in the eastern Pacific. By permit HC / 1485 / CAB (France).
Coral Reef at Clipperton Island, aerial photo. Clipperton has healthy, beautiful coral reefs.  The white beaches are composed of white coralline rubble. Clipperton Island, a minor territory of France also known as Ile de la Passion, is a spectacular coral atoll in the eastern Pacific. By permit HC / 1485 / CAB (France)
Coral Reef at Clipperton Island, aerial photo. Clipperton has healthy, beautiful coral reefs. The white beaches are composed of white coralline rubble. Clipperton Island, a minor territory of France also known as Ile de la Passion, is a spectacular coral atoll in the eastern Pacific. By permit HC / 1485 / CAB (France).
Plastic Debris, Sorted and Cataloged for Study, Clipperton Island
Plastic Debris, Sorted and Cataloged for Study, Clipperton Island.
Blue-spotted jacks and coral reef, Clipperton Island
Blue-spotted jacks and coral reef, Clipperton Island.
Blue-striped Snapper and Panamic Green Moray Eel on coral reef, Clipperton Island, Gymnothorax castaneus
Blue-striped Snapper and Panamic Green Moray Eel on coral reef, Clipperton Island.
Coral reef expanse composed primarily of porites lobata, Clipperton Island, near eastern Pacific, Porites lobata
Coral reef expanse composed primarily of porites lobata, Clipperton Island, near eastern Pacific.
Coral Reef, Clipperton Island
Coral Reef, Clipperton Island.
Coral reef expanse composed primarily of porites lobata, Clipperton Island, near eastern Pacific, Porites lobata
Coral reef expanse composed primarily of porites lobata, Clipperton Island, near eastern Pacific.
Vegetation on Clipperton Island
Vegetation on Clipperton Island.
Nest and Eggs, Clipperton Island
Nest and Eggs, Clipperton Island.
Aerial panorama of Clipperton Island, showing the entire atoll.  Clipperton Island, a minor territory of France also known as Ile de la Passion, is a small (2.3 sq mi) but  spectacular coral atoll in the eastern Pacific. By permit HC / 1485 / CAB (France)
Aerial panorama of Clipperton Island, showing the entire atoll. Clipperton Island, a minor territory of France also known as Ile de la Passion, is a small (2.3 sq mi) but spectacular coral atoll in the eastern Pacific. By permit HC / 1485 / CAB (France).
Coconut palm trees on Clipperton Island, aerial photo. Clipperton Island is a spectacular coral atoll in the eastern Pacific. By permit HC / 1485 / CAB (France)
Coconut palm trees on Clipperton Island, aerial photo. Clipperton Island is a spectacular coral atoll in the eastern Pacific. By permit HC / 1485 / CAB (France).
Vegetation and coconut palms at Clipperton Island, aerial photo. Clipperton Island is a spectacular coral atoll in the eastern Pacific. By permit HC / 1485 / CAB (France)
Vegetation and coconut palms at Clipperton Island, aerial photo. Clipperton Island is a spectacular coral atoll in the eastern Pacific. By permit HC / 1485 / CAB (France).
Coral Reef at Clipperton Island, aerial photo. Clipperton has healthy, beatiful coral reefs.  The white beaches are composed of white coralline rubble. Clipperton Island, a minor territory of France also known as Ile de la Passion, is a spectacular coral atoll in the eastern Pacific. By permit HC / 1485 / CAB (France)
Coral Reef at Clipperton Island, aerial photo. Clipperton has healthy, beatiful coral reefs. The white beaches are composed of white coralline rubble. Clipperton Island, a minor territory of France also known as Ile de la Passion, is a spectacular coral atoll in the eastern Pacific. By permit HC / 1485 / CAB (France).
Aerial view of the lagoon inside Clipperton Island.  The lagoon within the atoll was formerly open to the ocean but has been closed and stagnant for many decades. Some experts believe erosion will open the lagoon up to the ocean again soon. Clipperton Island, a minor territory of France also known as Ile de la Passion, is a spectacular coral atoll in the eastern Pacific. By permit HC / 1485 / CAB (France)
Aerial view of the lagoon inside Clipperton Island. The lagoon within the atoll was formerly open to the ocean but has been closed and stagnant for many decades. Some experts believe erosion will open the lagoon up to the ocean again soon. Clipperton Island, a minor territory of France also known as Ile de la Passion, is a spectacular coral atoll in the eastern Pacific. By permit HC / 1485 / CAB (France).
Bigeye Trevally, Bigeye Jacks, Caranx sexfasciatus, Clipperton Island
Bigeye Trevally, Bigeye Jacks, Caranx sexfasciatus, Clipperton Island.
Aerial view of the lagoon inside Clipperton Island.  The lagoon within the atoll was formerly open to the ocean but has been closed and stagnant for many decades. Some experts believe erosion will open the lagoon up to the ocean again soon. Clipperton Island, a minor territory of France also known as Ile de la Passion, is a spectacular coral atoll in the eastern Pacific. By permit HC / 1485 / CAB (France)
Aerial view of the lagoon inside Clipperton Island. The lagoon within the atoll was formerly open to the ocean but has been closed and stagnant for many decades. Some experts believe erosion will open the lagoon up to the ocean again soon. Clipperton Island, a minor territory of France also known as Ile de la Passion, is a spectacular coral atoll in the eastern Pacific. By permit HC / 1485 / CAB (France).
Coral Reef at Clipperton Island, aerial photo. Clipperton has healthy, beatiful coral reefs.  The white beaches are composed of white coralline rubble. Clipperton Island, a minor territory of France also known as Ile de la Passion, is a spectacular coral atoll in the eastern Pacific. By permit HC / 1485 / CAB (France)
Coral Reef at Clipperton Island, aerial photo. Clipperton has healthy, beatiful coral reefs. The white beaches are composed of white coralline rubble. Clipperton Island, a minor territory of France also known as Ile de la Passion, is a spectacular coral atoll in the eastern Pacific. By permit HC / 1485 / CAB (France).
Waves break on the coral reef and wash ashore at Clipperton Island, aerial photo. Clipperton Island, a minor territory of France also known as Ile de la Passion, is a spectacular coral atoll in the eastern Pacific. By permit HC / 1485 / CAB (France)
Waves break on the coral reef and wash ashore at Clipperton Island, aerial photo. Clipperton Island, a minor territory of France also known as Ile de la Passion, is a spectacular coral atoll in the eastern Pacific. By permit HC / 1485 / CAB (France).
Enormous Porites lobata coral head, overturned by storm surge, Clipperton Island, Porites lobata
Enormous Porites lobata coral head, overturned by storm surge, Clipperton Island.
Pacific creolefish over coral reef, Clipperton Island
Pacific creolefish over coral reef, Clipperton Island.
Blue-striped Snapper over coral reef, Lutjanus kasmira, Clipperton Island
Blue-striped Snapper over coral reef, Lutjanus kasmira, Clipperton Island.
Vegetation and coconut palms at Clipperton Island, aerial photo. Clipperton Island is a spectacular coral atoll in the eastern Pacific. By permit HC / 1485 / CAB (France)
Vegetation and coconut palms at Clipperton Island, aerial photo. Clipperton Island is a spectacular coral atoll in the eastern Pacific. By permit HC / 1485 / CAB (France).
Aerial photo of M/V Nautilus Undersea at Clipperton Island.  Clipperton Island, a minor territory of France also known as Ile de la Passion, is a small (2.3 sq mi) but  spectacular coral atoll in the eastern Pacific. By permit HC / 1485 / CAB (France)
Aerial photo of M/V Nautilus Undersea at Clipperton Island. Clipperton Island, a minor territory of France also known as Ile de la Passion, is a small (2.3 sq mi) but spectacular coral atoll in the eastern Pacific. By permit HC / 1485 / CAB (France).
Skiff and Palm Trees, Sunrise, Clipperton Island
Skiff and Palm Trees, Sunrise, Clipperton Island.
Blue-spotted jacks and coral reef, Clipperton Island
Blue-spotted jacks and coral reef, Clipperton Island.
Plates of Porites arnaudi coral, Clipperton Island, Porites arnaudi
Plates of Porites arnaudi coral, Clipperton Island.
Steep Coral Rubble Shoreline, Clipperton Island
Steep Coral Rubble Shoreline, Clipperton Island.
Vegetation, Boobies and Clipperton Rock on Clipperton Island
Vegetation, Boobies and Clipperton Rock on Clipperton Island.
Steep Coral Rubble Shoreline, Clipperton Island
Steep Coral Rubble Shoreline, Clipperton Island.
Clipperton Island aerial photo showing lagoon (left) and Pacific Ocean (right). Clipperton Island, a minor territory of France also known as Ile de la Passion, is a spectacular coral atoll in the eastern Pacific. By permit HC / 1485 / CAB (France)
Clipperton Island aerial photo showing lagoon (left) and Pacific Ocean (right). Clipperton Island, a minor territory of France also known as Ile de la Passion, is a spectacular coral atoll in the eastern Pacific. By permit HC / 1485 / CAB (France).