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Mandalagan is located in Philippines
Location of Mount Mandalagan in the Philippines
Highest point
Elevation 1,885 m (6,184 ft)
Coordinates 10°39′N 123°15′E / 10.65°N 123.25°E / 10.65; 123.25Coordinates: 10°39′N 123°15′E / 10.65°N 123.25°E / 10.65; 123.25
Location Philippines
Age of rock unknown
Mountain type Stratovolcano
Last eruption Unknown

The Mandalagan volcano is located at latitude 10.65° North (10°39'0"N), longitude 123.25° East (123°15'0"E), in the province of Negros Occidental, on the north of the island of Negros of the Philippines.

Mandalagan is a solfataric, fumarolic, potentially active stratovolcano.

Physical Features[edit]

Elevation is 1885 metres (6,184 feet), with a base diameter of 26 kilometres.

Mandalagan is a deeply dissected complex volcano, with a highly altered volcanic dome.

Volcanic activity is reported to include seven volcanic centres, at least five craters and/or calderas up to 2 klms in diameter, and a vigorous solfataric area at the highly altered volcanic dome structure.

One solfataric area emits a high-temperature (106 degrees C) plume to 30 m height with a roaring noise like a high-pressure geothermal borehole.


The Smithsonian listing has a satellite photograph of the general area.

Geological Features[edit]

Mandalagan is part of the Negros Volcanic Belt.

Rock type is principally andesitic with some dacitic

A Crater located near the center called "Tinagong Dagat", where hiking tourists stay


The most recent eruption produced a thin basaltic lava flow, but it is not known when this is likely to have occurred.


Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) lists Mandalagan as potentially active.

The Smithsonian Global Volcanism Program lists Mandalagan as fumarolic.

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