Moont Pinatubo

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Moont Pinatubo
Pinatubo91eruption clark air base.jpg
The eruption column o Moont Pinatubo on Juin 12, 1991, three days afore the climactic eruption.
Heichest pynt
Elevation1,486 m (4,875 ft) (current)
1,745 m (5,725 ft) (before 1991 eruption)
LeetinActive volcano
Coordinates15°08′30″N 120°21′00″E / 15.14167°N 120.35000°E / 15.14167; 120.35000Coordinates: 15°08′30″N 120°21′00″E / 15.14167°N 120.35000°E / 15.14167; 120.35000
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RegionCentral Luzon
Parent rangeZambales Moontains
Age o rockBetween 635,000 ± 80,000
and 1.1 ± 0.09 million years[2]
Muntain teepStratovolcano[1]
Last eruption1993[1]

Moont Pinatubo (Kapampangan: Bunduk a Pinatubu / Bunduk nang Apung Maliari; Ilocano: Bantay Pinatubo; Tagalog: Bundok Pinatubo / Bulkang Pinatubo) is an active stratovolcano in the Cabusilan Moontains on the island o Luzon, near the tripynt o the Philippine provinces o Zambales, Tarlac an Pampanga.[3][4] Its eruptive history wis unkent tae maist afore the volcanic activities o 1991. Pinatubo wis hivily erodit, inconspicuous, an obscured frae view. It wis covered wi dense forest which supportit a population o several thoosand indigenous Aetas.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. a b Pinatubo, Global Volcanism Program.
  2. "Pinatubo Volcano". The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS). Archived frae the original on 29 Januar 2009. Retrieved 16 Mairch 2017.
  3. "Tarlac map". University of Texas in Austin Library. Retrieved 2 August 2011.
  4. "Report of the Philippine Commission to the President, 1901 Vol. III", pg. 141. Government Printing Office, Washington, 1901.