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10 Unique Natural Springs in the Philippines

Travel and see the natural wonders of the “the pearl of the orient” – Philippines.

These unique natural springs are natural wonders of the Philippines worth visiting.

Salinas Salt Springs: Nueva Vizcaya

The province of Nueva Vizcaya never touches the ocean but actually deep under, the pressure of the Pacific Ocean pumps out salt through the Salinas Salt Spring, one of the wonders of nature. Located near the boundary of Benguet with Nueva Vizcaya, the Salinas Salt Springs were a source of amazement for the Americans when they arrived at the turn of the century. It was also the source of the salt needs of our forefathers from far and wide.

Tangub Hot Spring: Camiguin

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It is a volcanic hot spring not fully developed a little beneath sea level where a pool is formed by sea stones and corals. Water temperature shifts from cold to lukewarm to warm then to hot as tide changes. Submerge in the warm water inside the pool at low tide and enjoy the cold sea water merging with the hot spring. This rare spring is situated at Naasag, Mambajao – about 12 kilometers west of the capital town; 10-20 meters offshore is ideal for scuba diving.

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Top 10 Most Famous Volcanoes in the Philippines

These volcanoes are famous tourist attractions in the Philippine archipelago.
The Philippines has 37 volcanoes, 22 of these are active. Other active volcanoes in the Philippines aside from the list below are; Babuyan Claro, Mt. Biliran, Bud Dajo, Cagua, Camiguin de Babuyanes, Didicas, Iraya, Mt. Iriga, Makaturing, Matutum, Musuan, Mt. Parker, Ragang, and Smith Volcano,. They are all part of the so-called “Pacific Ring of Fire.”

Mayon Volcano

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This is the most picturesque of all the volcanoes in the Philippines – Mayon Volcano, an active stratovolcano in the province of Albay. Mayon is the most active volcano in the country, having erupted over 47 times in the past 400 years. The first recorded eruption was in 1616. Mayon Volcano is the main landmark of Albay, Philippines. This volcano is considered to be the world’s most perfectly formed volcano for its symmetrical cone.

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