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Top Ten Most Active Volcanoes in the Philippines

Top Ten Most Active Volcanoes in the Philippines.

The Philippines, being part of the so-called “Pacific Ring of Fire”, has numerous volcanoes and there are scores of active volcanoes in the country. Here are the most active volcanoes in the Philippines.

1.) Mount Mayon – Albay

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Mount Mayon, one of the most impressive Philippine landmarks, with an elevation of 2,462 meters is the most active volcano in the Philippines. Based on recorded history of the country, this almost perfect cone volcano in Albay erupted at least 50 times from 1616 up to present.
One of the most remarkable and most devastating eruptions…

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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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