Patoc

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Patoc
Patoc is located in Philippines
Patoc
Patoc
Location within the Philippines
Highest point
Elevation 1,865 m (6,119 ft) [1]
Coordinates 17°08′48″N 120°58′48″E / 17.14667°N 120.98000°E / 17.14667; 120.98000Coordinates: 17°08′48″N 120°58′48″E / 17.14667°N 120.98000°E / 17.14667; 120.98000
Geography
Location Luzon
Country Philippines
Region Cordillera Administrative Region
Province Mountain Province
Parent range Cordillera Central
Geology
Mountain type Stratovolcano

Patoc is a little studied strongly fumarolic stratovolcano in the Philippines. Patoc is located in Mountain Province, part of the Cordillera Central range, on the island of Luzon, in the Philippines. It is located 6 cadastral kilometres north of Bontoc, at latitude 17.147°N (17°8'48"N), longitude 120.98°E (120°58'48"E).

Physical features[edit]

Elevation is reported as 1865 metres above sea level (6,119 feet), and is described by the Smithsonian Institution as displaying strong fumarolic activity.

A stream and village on the west side are named Mainit (a Tagalog word for "hot"). There are hot springs at the village of Mainit, one of which has been successfully commercialised for tourists.

Eruptions[edit]

There are no reports of eruptions.

Geology[edit]

Rock type is predominantly andesite.

Listings[edit]

The Smithsonian Institution's Global Volcanism Program lists Patoc as strongly fumarolic. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) has not listed Patoc or any volcanic related activity at this location.

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