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  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 8.77°N
  • 124.98°E

  • 2450 m
    8036 ft

  • 271072
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit

  • Volcano

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Balatukan.

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The Global Volcanism Program has no Bulletin Reports available for Balatukan.

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Eruptive History

The Global Volcanism Program is not aware of any Holocene eruptions from Balatukan. If this volcano has had large eruptions (VEI >= 4) prior to 10,000 years ago, information might be found on the Balatukan page in the LaMEVE (Large Magnitude Explosive Volcanic Eruptions) database, a part of the Volcano Global Risk Identification and Analysis Project (VOGRIPA).

Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Balatukan.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Balatukan.

Photo Gallery

Balatukan (also known as Balatocan) is a massive compound stratovolcano that rises to 2450 m in north-central Luzon, along this peninsula SE of Camiguin Island. Although the volcano currently displays fumarolic activity, it is extensively eroded and the age of its latest eruption is not known.

NASA Landsat image, 2002 (courtesy of Hawaii Synergy Project, Univ. of Hawaii Institute of Geophysics & Planetology).
See title for photo information.

Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

There are no samples for Balatukan in the Smithsonian's NMNH Department of Mineral Sciences Rock and Ore collection.

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