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  • VOLCANOE S IN THE PHILIPPINES
  • A MATTER OF FACT: Did you know that there are several volcanoes found in the Philippine archipelago distributed in several volcanic belts?
  • A volcanic belt is a large volcanically active region.
  • The most are the volcanoes which have short repose periods, namely MAYON, TAAL, BULUSAN, CANLAON, HIBOK-HIBOK, and PINATUBO volcanoes.
  • Agua Volcky HI!
  • TAAL VOLCANO
  • World’s lowest volcano Located near the center of Taal lake in Batangas City Highest point, 311 m and crater covering area 235 sq.km Surrounded by fresh body of water 26 tuff cone Composed of 35 identified cones combined by several eruptions About 47 craters 1911 eruption completely devastated the whole volcano island claimed a toll of 1,034 lives
  • MAYON VOLCANO
  • Lies in the Eastern portion of the province of Albay about 300 km Perfect cone and the most active volcano It reach up to 2,462 m above sea level and area of 250 sq.km Its circumference is 62.8 encompassing the town of Camalig, Malilipot and Sto. Domingo At least 43 eruptions
  • BULUSAN VOLCANO
  • Located at the South Central part of Sorsogon Province Covers a surface area roughly 400 sq.km and towers to about 1559 m above the sea level Classified as composite volcano and made up of lava flows and domes Sometimes called volcanic belt
  • A composite volcano, also known as a stratovolcano, is a tall-conical volcano built up by many layers (strata) of hardened lava, tephra, pumice, and volcanic ash.
  • CANLAON
  • Large stratovolcano, located in the North Central portion of Negros Island It has an elevation of 2,435 m and basal diameter of 30 km The earliest record of Canlaon’s eruption dates back to 1866 and the latest in 1988
  • PINATUBO
  • A part of chain volcanoes which border the Western side of Luzon and lies in the Central portion of Zambales Range It towers about 1,745 m above the sea level Holds the records of the most violent and destructive eruptions in the country
  • Chain volcanoes are also known as the volcanic arc and is defined as volcanoes positioned in an arc
  • HIBOK-HIBOK
  • Located at the North Western end of Camiguin Island Latest eruption started in September 1948 and
  • EVALUATIO N
  • 1. Its best feature is having a perfect cone, and lies in the Eastern portion of Albay.
  • 2. It is the world’s lowest volcano and is surrounded by a fresh body of water.
  • 3. It is a term referring to a large volcanically active region.
  • 4. It has the record of having the most violent and destructive eruption in the country
  • 5. It is defined as volcanoes positioned in an arc shape.
  • 6. It is a tall-conical volcano built up by strata.
  • 7-10. Give at least 4 of the 6 most active volcanoes with short repose periods found in our country.
  • MOREIt’s F U N in the bye, bye!