Mayon Volcano

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Mayon Volcano is an active volcano on the Filipino island of Luzon, 15 km northwest of Legazpi City.It is classified by volcanologists as a stratovolcano (composite volcano). Its symmetric cone was formed through alternate pyroclastic and lava flows. Mayon is the most active volcano in the country, having erupted over 47 times in the past 400 years, and is a part of what is called the Pacific Ring of Fire.

Amazing right?.. Who wont be mesmerize by this perfect shape of Mayon Volcano..
Its almost perfectly-shaped cone is considered by some, to be the Philippine equivalent of Mount Fuji in Japan.
It is also the most active volcano in here in the Philippines, having erupted over 47 times in the past 400 years.
Currently this amazing place in the Philippines is on the 10th rank in the New 7 Wonders of Nature.

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    • yeah, my first time going to the philippines back in 2007 was with my wife who is from the near by town, sorsosgon city, i coudnt believe how close the airport was to mayon, i have been to alot of sites around the world, niagara fall, rome, paris etc, but without doubt the beauty of the philippines and sight and feeling when u are right in front of mayon is out of this world

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