Patoc

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Patoc
Patoc is located in Philippines
Patoc
Patoc
Location of Mount Patoc in the Philippines
Elevation 1,865 m (6,119 ft)[1]
Location
Location Philippines
Range Cordillera Central
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
Geology
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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