Mount Iriga

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Mount Iriga
Mount Asog
Mount Iriga.jpg
Elevation 1,196 m (3,924 ft)[1]
Prominence 1,009 m (3,310 ft)
Mt. Iriga is located in Philippines
Mt. Iriga
Mt. Iriga
Location Camarines Sur, Philippines
Coordinates 13°27′24″N 123°27′24″E / 13.45667°N 123.45667°E / 13.45667; 123.45667Coordinates: 13°27′24″N 123°27′24″E / 13.45667°N 123.45667°E / 13.45667; 123.45667[1]
Type Stratovolcano
Age of rock Quaternary
Volcanic arc/belt Babuyan (Bashi) Segment of Luzon-Taiwan Arc
Last eruption 1642

Mount Iriga, also known as Mount Asog, is one of the active volcanoes in the Philippines, in the province of Camarines Sur, in the Philippines.

Mount Iriga is a stratovolcano about a kilometre from Lake Buhi. It rises 1,196 m (3,924 ft) with a base diameter of 10 kilometres.[1][2]

Iriga erupted in 1628 and 1642.[2] Iriga is generally known for its phreatic explosions.

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  1. ^ a b c "Iriga". Global Volcanism Program. Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved 2011-09-17. 
  2. ^ a b "Mount Iriga". Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS). Retrieved 2011-09-17.