Unnamed volcano (Ibugos)

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Unnamed
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Unnamed
Location within the Philippines
Highest point
Elevation −24 meters (−79 ft) [1]
Coordinates 20°20′N121°45′E / 20.33°N 121.75°E / 20.33; 121.75 Coordinates: 20°20′N121°45′E / 20.33°N 121.75°E / 20.33; 121.75 [1]
Geography
Location Luzon Strait
Country Philippines
Region Cagayan Valley
Province Batanes
Geology
Mountain type Submarine volcano [1]
Last eruption 1854 [1]

Unnamed volcano (Ibugos), is a submarine volcano near the island Ibugos in the Philippines.

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Location

The volcano is 5 kilometers (3.1 mi) off Ibugos Island, at the southernmost end 0f the Batanes Islands, in the province of Batanes, in the Cagayan Valley Region, in the Philippines, within the Luzon Strait between Luzon and Taiwan.

Physical features

The volcano is a submarine volcano rising to within 24 meters (79 ft) of the sea surface, 3.2 kilometers (2.0 mi) due west of Dequey Island.

It is one of the active volcanoes in the Philippines.

Eruptions

Submarine eruptions reported in 1773, 1850, and 1854 are likely to have originated from this volcano. There have been no further reports since 1854.

Listings

The Global Volcanism Program lists it as an unnamed historically active volcano. [1] Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) lists [2] 23 active volcanoes in the Philippines, but has not included this unnamed volcano, or any volcanic activity at this geographical location.

Volcanoes of the Philippines are all part of the Pacific ring of fire.

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References

  1. 1 2 3 4 5 "Unnamed 274050". Global Volcanism Program . Smithsonian Institution . Retrieved March 3, 2017.
  2. "Active Volcanoes". Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology. Archived from the original on March 21, 2009. Retrieved December 5, 2008.