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Mount Pinatubo
Philippines

Mount Pinatubo is an active stratovolcano located on the island of Luzon, near the tripoint of the Philippine provinces of Zambales, Tarlac, and Pampanga.[3] It is located in the Cabusilan Mountains[4][3] separating the west coast of Luzon from the central plains. Before the volcanic activities of 1991, its eruptive history is unknown to most people. It was heavily eroded, inconspicuous and obscured from view. It was covered with dense forest which supported a population of several thousand indigenous people, the Aetas, who fled to the mountains during the Spanish conquest of the Philippines.- wikipedia

To read my blog post on our Mount Pinatubo adventure please visit www.360philippines.com/mount-pinatubo

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Uploaded: 24/04/2012
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Tags: volcano; mountain; pinatubo; philippines; zambales; pampanga; trekking
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