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Mariveles

Latitude (dd): 
14.52
Longitude (dd): 
120.47
Elevation (m): 
1388
Country: 
Philippines
State (Province, etc): 
Luzon
Type: 
Stratovolcano

 

Space Shuttle photo STS045-152-274 taken in March 1992.

Mariveles is a stratovolcano with no historic activity. A single carbon-14 date from a volcanic sample yielded a date of 2050 BC. Mariveles is to the left. Corregidor Island is to the right. Manila Bay is in the background.

 


 

Sources of Information:

Simkin, T., and Siebert, L., 1994, Volcanoes of the World: Geoscience Press, Tucson, Arizona, 349 p.