Images of Colombia - Isla de Malpelo 1.

Sula granti heading for Malpelo PSP5724




Launch arriving at Malpelo PSP5251




Sula granti pair guarding egg Malpelo PSP5257
Frigate Valle del Cauca off Malpelo island




Disembarking at Malpelo by rope ladder PSP5251

ISLA DE MALPELO IS A WORLD HERITAGE SITE. 
 It is  an inhospitable volcanic island located 235 miles (378 km) from Colombia's Pacific coast with three tall peaks, the highest being Cerro de la Mona at a height of 300 metres. Written permission must be obtained for a visit. It is uninhabited except for a small military post.

Launch from frigate to Malpelo PSP5230 




Naval Personnel quarters Malpelo PSP 5314 




Sula granti (masked booby) coming in to land Malpelo PSP5655
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