Îles du Salut

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Îles du Salut

(ēl dü sälü`) or

Safety Islands,

small archipelago, off French Guiana in the Caribbean. The best-known of the islands is Devils IslandDevils Island,
Fr. Île du Diable, the smallest and southernmost of the Îles du Salut, in the Caribbean Sea off French Guiana. A penal colony founded in 1852, it was used largely for political prisoners, the most celebrated of whom was Alfred Dreyfus.
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