Two Volcanoes, One Summer (part 2)

TAAL VOLCANO

Taal Volcano’s crater lake

No one ever refers to Taal Volcano as Mt. Taal, possibly because it’s low elevation does not qualify for the “Mt.” appellation. Despite being considered the “smallest” volcano (and even this description is disputed by geologists) it is one of the country’s most active. It last erupted in 1977, and has erupted some 34-odd times since first being recorded in 1572. Continue reading