3 Volcanoes to explore in Northern Mindanao
Northern Mindanao is an administrative region in the Philippines, officially designated as Region X. It is blessed with natural wonders: large, protected forests white sandy beaches, coral reefs, and sheltered bays rich with aquatic life.
Hibok-hibok is a stratovolcano and makes the island of Camiguin, about 12 miles north of Mindanao. The summit is covered with loose ejecta and four small craters are nearby. Sulfur was mined at one of the craters prior to 1948. The other craters contain lakes. Hibok-Hibok has erupted five times in modern history. It is a popular hiking destination in Camiguin island. Nowadays a lot of tourists visit this place.
Kalatungan volcano is the second-highest volcano in the Philippines and located 47 km east of Lake Lana on Mindanao Island. The dominantly basaltic volcano forms a broad E-W trending ridge. The age of its last activity is unknown. It is one of the several high elevation peaks in the Kalatungan Mountain Range in Bukidnon on the island of Mindanao, the second largest island in the Philippines.
Musuan volcano is an isolated lava dome near the Pulangi River at the western base of Mt Tangkulan (1678 m) in Bukidnon Province in central Mindanao, Philippines. northern slope is still covered by a primary rainforest. The rest is covered predominantly by Cogon grass