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Mayon volcano photograph by GJ Esguerra Philippines

Mayon volcano
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GJ Esguerra

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Country : Philippines
Area : Mayon volcano

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This was taken with a Nikon D7000 with a 18-55mm VR lens.
Mayon Volcano is an active volcano located at Albay, Philippines.
It is renowned as the "perfect cone" because of its almost symmetric conical shape.



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Mayon Volcano

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mayon_Volcano

Mayon Volcano (Tagalog: Bulkang Mayon, Central Bikol: Bulkan Mayon), also known as Mount Mayon, is an active volcano in the province of Albay, on the island of Luzon in the Philippines. Renowned as the "perfect cone" because of its almost symmetric conical shape, the mountain was declared a national park and a protected landscape on July 20, 1938, the first in the country. It was reclassified a Natural Park and renamed Mayon Volcano Natural Park in the year 2000.[3]

Local folklore refers to the volcano being named after the legendary heroine Daragang Magayon (English: Beautiful Lady).[4]