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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-09103

The low-profile Mariveles volcano forms the southern end of the Bataan Peninsula, on the W side of Manila Bay, and contains a 4-km-wide caldera that opens to the N. A Holocene eruption has been radiocarbon dated at 4,000 years before present. The city of Manila at the lower right lies 50 km across the bay from the volcano. Photo by National Aeronautical and Space Administration (NASA), 1992.

The low-profile Mariveles volcano forms the southern end of the Bataan Peninsula, on the W side of Manila Bay, and contains a 4-km-wide caldera that opens to the N. A Holocene eruption has been radiocarbon dated at 4,000 years before present. The city of Manila at the lower right lies 50 km across the bay from the volcano.

Photo by National Aeronautical and Space Administration (NASA), 1992.


Mariveles