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Masaraga

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  • Philippines
  • Philippines and SE Asia
  • Stratovolcano
  • Unknown - Evidence Credible
  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 13.32°N
  • 123.6°E

  • 1328 m
    4357 ft

  • 273031
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit
    Elevation

  • Volcano
    Number

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Masaraga.

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

The Global Volcanism Program has no synonyms or subfeatures listed for Masaraga.

Eruptive History

The Global Volcanism Program is not aware of any Holocene eruptions from Masaraga. If this volcano has had large eruptions (VEI >= 4) prior to 10,000 years ago, information might be found on the Masaraga 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 Masaraga.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Masaraga.

Photo Gallery

Masaraga is a sharp-topped forested stratovolcano that rises to 1328 m NW of Mayon volcano. This view from near the summit of Mayon also shows Mount Iriga (upper right), with its large breached crater. Little is known of the geologic history of Masaraga volcano.

Photo by Chris Newhall (U.S. Geological Survey).
See title for photo information.
Forested Masaraga volcano, seen here from the south, is a 1328-m stratovolcano NW of Mayon volcano. An eroded volcanic ridge extends to the NW from Masaraga. Thick lava flows occur on on the flanks of Masaraga, but little is known of its geologic history.

Photo by Chris Newhall (U.S. Geological Survey).
See title for photo information.
GVP Map Holdings

The maps shown below have been scanned from the GVP map archives and include the volcano on this page. Clicking on the small images will load the full 300 dpi map. Very small-scale maps (such as world maps) are not included. The maps database originated over 30 years ago, but was only recently updated and connected to our main database. We welcome users to tell us if they see incorrect information or other problems with the maps; please use the Contact GVP link at the bottom of the page to send us email.


Title: Philippines
Publisher: Apa Maps - Nelles Verlag, W Germany
Country: Philippines
Year: 1984
Map Type: Geographic
Scale: 1:1,500
Map of Philippines

Title: Phillipines
Publisher: DMA Aerospace Center
Country: Philippines
Year: 1984
Series: ONC
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of Phillipines

Title: Philippine Islands
Publisher: DMA Aerospace Center
Country: Philippines
Year: 1982
Series: TPC
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:500,000
Map of Philippine Islands

Title: Castilla, Sorsogon
Publisher: BTSM, Board of Technical Surveys and Maps
Country: Philippines
Year: 1980
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:50,000
Map of Castilla, Sorsogon

Title: Manito, Albay
Publisher: Philippine Bureau of Coast & Geodetic Survey
Country: Philippines
Year: 1978
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:50,000
Map of Manito, Albay

Title: Legaspi City
Publisher: US Army Map Service
Country: Philippines
Year: 1966
Series: S501
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of Legaspi City

Title: Manito, Luzon
Publisher: US Army Map Service (Far East)
Country: Philippines
Year: 1957
Series: S711
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:50,000
Map of Manito, Luzon

Title: Gubat, Luzon
Publisher: US Army Map Service (Far East)
Country: Philippines
Year: 1956
Series: S711
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:50,000
Map of Gubat, Luzon

Title: Legaspi City
Publisher: US Army Map Service
Country: Philippine Islands
Year: 1955
Series: AMS
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of Legaspi City

Title: Bulan
Publisher: US Army Map Service
Country: Philippine Islands
Year: 1955
Series: AMS
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of Bulan

Title: South Luzon
Publisher: US Army Map Service
Country: Philippine Islands
Year: 1944
Series: AMS
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of South Luzon

Title: Philippines South: Special Strategic Map
Publisher: US Army Map Service
Country: Philippines
Year: 1943
Series: AMS
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:2,000,000
Map of Philippines South: Special Strategic Map

Title: Philippines North: Special Strategic Map
Publisher: US Army Map Service
Country: Philippines
Year: 1943
Series: AMS
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:2,000,000
Map of Philippines North: Special Strategic Map
Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

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

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