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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 Highest Mountains in The Philippines

Top 10 Highest Mountains in The Philippines.

Here are the 10 highest peaks in the Philippines you may want to climb-have fun and happy hiking!

The Philippines, in general, is a mountainous country. Several mountain ranges are within the archipelago from the northern part down to the southern part. This list of highest mountains is good for beginners or amateur mountaineers. Have thrill and fun, happy hiking!

1.) Mount Apo – Davao/North Cotabato

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Mount Apo, which offers a panoramic view, is one of the most visited places in the Philippines. Mount Apo is the highest mountain in the Philippines. It is located between the provinces of Davao and North Cotabato. This mountain, which is considered a dormant volcano, has an elevation of 2,956 meters. It is home to the world’s largest eagle – the Philippine Eagle, the country’s national bird. The ‘king of fruits’ – Durian, is abundant in the area. Mount Apo, which is capped by a 500 meter wide crater, is home to more than 270 bird species most of which are endemic.

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