This island is an ecological and tourist reserve of adventure conformed by a mountain devoid of vegetation that comprises the set of islands of the bay "the Ferrol". The northwest of the city of Chimbote to about 5 km of distance of the coast is located in the part. It presents/displays like attractive the way of the guano, the lítico forest, the fauna of the island, coves, defiles, etc.
Its relief is very rough, rocky. It is white in appearance due to guano. The contours are very deep, especially in the west of the island.
The island has no human population. It serves as refuge to some guaneras birds such as the pelicans and the gulls. When taking refuge these guaneras birds in this place bring with himself their ticks. There are also small lizards on the island that feed on the ticks.