Mount Malaueg

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Mount Malaueg
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Mt. Malaueg Rainforest
Highest point
Elevation 1,092.9 m (3,586 ft)
Coordinates 17°50′35″N 121°21′08″E / 17.84306°N 121.35222°E / 17.84306; 121.35222Coordinates: 17°50′35″N 121°21′08″E / 17.84306°N 121.35222°E / 17.84306; 121.35222
Naming
Pronunciation Ma-Lou-eg
Geography
Mount Malaueg is located in Philippines
Mount Malaueg
Mount Malaueg
Philippines
Location Rizal, Cagayan, Philippines
Parent range Cordillera Mountain Range
Geology
Mountain type Plateau
Climbing
Easiest route Rizal, Cagayan

Mount Malaueg was known to be the most historic mountain of Malaueg. The mountain was also known the Gigantic Plateau of Malaueg since its only location was a plateau and the place was said to be the treasure keeping of the Spaniards dating four centuries ago. The name of the mountain was derived from their dialect which means "Bad Brook" and the peak of the mountain was said to be the bridge between Poblacion and Capacuan, Rizal, Cagayan.

Overview of the area[edit]

The plateau is located at the southern to western part of the town's center. It has a total length of almost 3 kilometers from the opposite of Mount. Maoanan adjacent to Mount. Annaguan. It has the highest recorded peak of 1092.9 meters and the lowest elevation is 530 meters. Lying on the foot of the mountain is the flowing Matalag River yet the only way to get on the mountain is to cross the certain river or go directly to the barangay of Maoanan yet it's connected with the foot of Mount. Maoanan.

Name[edit]

The name of the mountain was named by the people of the certain town many centuries later. It was also said that the mountain was where the fairy in the legend of Biuag and Malana stood still and it was also said it was the nature sanctuary that is about to be developed.

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