Bud Dajo, Philippines

Location: 6.0N, 121.1E
Elevation: 1,443 feet (440 m)

Space Shuttle photo STS073-0759-0091. October 29, 1995.

Bud Dajo(also called Jolo) is a stratovolcano and makes the center part of the island of Sulu (right center of photo) in the Sulu Archipelago. Most of the island is blanketed in volcanic material. Hot springs have been reported and a lake occupies one crater. There have been two small eruptions in 1641 and 1897.

Space Shuttle photo STS056-0157-0135.

Sources of Information:

Neumann van Padang, M., 1953, Philippine Islands and Cochin China. Catalogue of the Active Volcanoes of the World, International Association of Volcanology, 2, Rome, Italy, 49 p.

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

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