Panay (volcano)

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height 501  m
location Luzon Island , Philippines
Coordinates 13 ° 43 '23 "  N , 120 ° 53' 55"  E Coordinates: 13 ° 43 '23 "  N , 120 ° 53' 55"  E
Panay (volcano) (Philippines)
Panay (volcano)
Type Stratovolcano
rock Andesite
Last eruption Pleistocene

The Panay is a 501  m high volcano in the Philippines .

The mountain is located on the Calumpang peninsula , which separates Balayan Bay from Batangas Bay and is located south of Lake Taal in the Batangas province on the island of Luzon . The Panay is a striking landmark for ships that use the busy shipping route of the Isla Verde Strait .

The Panay is a flat stratovolcano . The files of the Philippine Bureau of Mines indicate the activity of the Panay for the Pleistocene era . Mineralogical investigations revealed historical fumarolic activities on the mountain. Batangas Bay is located in the region of two tectonic fault zones, the Bataan Line and the Palawan-Macolod Line, in which calderas are also located below the sea surface.


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