Mariveles, Luzon, Philippines

Location: 14.5N, 120.5E
Elevation: 1,420 feet (2,815 m)

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.

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