Mount Panay

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Mount Panay
Mount Panay is located in Philippines
Mount Panay
Mount Panay
Location within the Philippines
Highest point
Elevation 501 m (1,644 ft) [1][2]
Listing Inactive volcano[1]
Coordinates 13°43′23″N 120°53′35″E / 13.723°N 120.893°E / 13.723; 120.893Coordinates: 13°43′23″N 120°53′35″E / 13.723°N 120.893°E / 13.723; 120.893
Location Luzon
Country Philippines
Province Batangas
Mountain type Stratovolcano
Last eruption Middle Pleistocene

Mount Panay, is a strongly solfataric stratovolcano in the Philippines.


Panay is located south of Lake Taal, in the province of Batangas, in Region IV, on Luzon Island, in the Philippines.

It is located at the southern end of the Calumpang Peninsular which forms the western side of Batangas Bay, at latitude 13.723°N (13°43'24"N), longitude 120.893°E (120°53'36"E).

Physical features[edit]

Panay is a forested, low, andesitic stratovolcano, on the western side of Batangas Bay, which could be a breached caldera inundated by the sea.

Panay has an elevation of 501 metres (1,644 feet) asl.

Panay is reported to be strongly solfataric at present.


Last eruptive activity is thought to be Pleistocene, about 500,000 years ago.[2]

There have been no historical eruptions.


Rock type is predominantly andesite.

Tectonically, Panay lies at the intersection of two major regional trends, the Bataan Lineament and the Palawan-Macolod Lineament.

Batangas Bay, which includes Panay, may be a drowned caldera.


Smithsonian Institution lists Panay as Pleistocene - Fumarolic.[2]

Philippines Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) lists Panay as Inactive.[1]

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