The Mighty Mount Mayon – the Volcano with the Perfect Cone

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MAYON VOLCANO

 

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Mayon Volcano, also known as Mount Mayon, is an active volcano in the province of Albay, on the island of Luzon in the Philippines. Renowned as the “perfect cone” because of its almost symmetric conical shape, Mayon forms the northern boundary of Legazpi City, the largest city in terms of population in the Bicol Region. The mountain is a national park and a protected landscape in the country proclaimed as “Mayon Volcano Natural Park” in the year 2000.

Mayon Volcano is the main landmark of Albay Province, Philippines, rising 2,462 metres (8,077 ft) from the shores of the Gulf of Albay about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) away. The volcano is geographically shared by the cities and municipalities of Legazpi City, Daraga, Camalig, Guinobatan, Ligao City, Tabaco City, Malilipot, and Santo Domingo (clockwise from Legazpi) which divide the cone like slices of a pie when viewed from above. – wikipedia.org

 

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Mayon Volcano, located in the province of Albay on the island of Luzon in the Bicol Region, is a near perfectly shaped cone resting some 15 kilometres northwest of Legazpi City.

It is an active stratovolcano, and the last recorded eruption was in 2006, the 2,462 meter high volcano spewed some 17 million metric tons of molten rocks which flowed surpassing the 7km PDZ at the southeast portion of the volcano.

Mt. Mayon is the center of Mayon Volcano National Park (21 square miles – 55 square km). It is extremely well-liked by climbers, hikers, and campers. – cebu-philippines.net

 

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