Mount Pinatubo Stratovolcano in Botolan, Philippines Philippines

The Mount Pinatubo is an active stratovolcano in the Cabusilan Mountains on the island of Luzon, near the tripoint of the Philippine provinces of Zambales, Tarlac and Pampanga. Before the volcanic activities of 1991, its eruptive history was unknown to most people. It was heavily eroded, inconspicuous and obscured from view. It was covered with dense forest which supported a population of several thousand indigenous people belonging to the Aetas. The volcano's eruption on 15 June 1991 produced the second largest terrestrial eruption of the 20th century after the 1912 eruption of Novarupta in the Alaska Peninsula. stunning aquamarine lake that formed in the volcano crater. If you're in outdoor and adventure enthusiast, this spot is for you. This is what you call a beautiful disaster!

Mount Pinatubo Stratovolcano in Botolan, Philippines
Mount Pinatubo Stratovolcano in Botolan, Philippines
Mount Pinatubo Stratovolcano in Botolan, Philippines
Mount Pinatubo Stratovolcano in Botolan, Philippines
Mount Pinatubo Stratovolcano in Botolan, Philippines
Mount Pinatubo Stratovolcano in Botolan, Philippines
Mount Pinatubo Stratovolcano in Botolan, Philippines
Mount Pinatubo Stratovolcano in Botolan, Philippines

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Mount Pinatubo, Botolan, Central Luzon, Philippines, , Botolan

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