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Pocdol Mountains volcano

compound volcano 1102 m / 3,615 ft
Luzon Island, Philippines, 13.05°N / 123.96°E
Current status: dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
Pocdol Mountains volcano books
Typical eruption style: mildly explosive
Pocdol Mountains volcano eruptions: unknown, none in recorded history
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Mon, 19 Feb
Mon, 19 Feb 01:18 UTCM 2.4 / 33 km29 km011 km N 20 E of Rapu-rapu (Albay)
Thu, 8 Feb
Thu, 8 Feb 16:26 UTCM 3.1 / 1 km28 km011 km N 49
Thu, 8 Feb 02:32 UTCM 2.2 / 32 km51 km027 km N 16
Wed, 7 Feb
Wed, 7 Feb 18:09 UTCM 1.7 / 32 km19 km006 km N 12
Wed, 7 Feb 13:12 UTCM 2.1 / 24 km24 km013 km N 59
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The volcanic Pocdol Mountains (also known as Bacon-Manito complex) are a group of volcanic cones between Saragon Bay and Albay Gulf in southern Luzon.
Some of the cones are probably only a few thousands of years old. A fumarole field and a geyser are found in the area, suggesting it might be still volcanically active.

Background:

The dominantly andesitic Pocdol Mountains form a triangle-shaped area of ca 225 sq km size. The domes and cones in the western part of the complex are old and eroded, but those in the eastern part appear to be much younger.


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