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Biliran

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Biliran volcano comprises the whole 20x35 km Island of Biliran which is formed by a group of lava domes. It is located across the narrow Biliran Strait from the northern tip of Leyte Island. Biliran volcano is at the northern end of a 170 km long volcanic chain extending SSE to Panaon Island. The only known historic activity took place on 26 September 1939 and consisted of a phreatic explosion accompanied possibly by a debris avalanche. Ash fell in Caibiran town 12 km to the E. There are many fumarole fields, hot springs, mud pools and thermal areas on Biliran.
Volcano typecompound volcano normal or dormant
LocationPhilippines
Summit elevation1301 m / 4,268 ft
Biliran volcano eruptions1939
Typical eruption styleexplosive
 

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