Pocdol Mountains

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  • Philippines
  • Luzon
  • Compound
  • Unknown
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  • Subregion Name
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 13.05°N
  • 123.958°E

  • 1102 m
    3615 ft

  • 273020
  • Latitude
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  • Summit

  • Volcano

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There are no Holocene eruptions known for Pocdol Mountains. If this volcano has had large eruptions prior to 10,000 years ago, information might be found in the LaMEVE (Large Magnitude Explosive Volcanic Eruptions) database, a part of the Volcano Global Risk Identification and Analysis Project (VOGRIPA).

The following references are the sources used for data regarding this volcano. References are linked directly to our volcano data file. Discussion of another volcano or eruption (sometimes far from the one that is the subject of the manuscript) may produce a citation that is not at all apparent from the title. Additional discussion of data sources can be found under Volcano Data Criteria.

Andal E S, Yumul G P Jr, Listanco E L, Tamayo R A Jr, Dimalanta C B, Ishii T, 2005. Characterization of the Pleistocene volcanic chain of the Bicol arc, Philippines: implications for geohazard assessment. Terr Atmos Ocean Sci, 16: 865-883.

IAVCEI, 1973-80. Post-Miocene Volcanoes of the World. IAVCEI Data Sheets, Rome: Internatl Assoc Volc Chemistry Earth's Interior..

Neumann van Padang M, 1953. Philippine Islands and Cochin China. Catalog of Active Volcanoes of the World and Solfatara Fields, Rome: IAVCEI, 2: 1-49.

Ozawa A, Tagami T, Listance E L, Arpa C B, Sudo M, 2004. Initiation and propogation of subduction along the Philippine trench: evidence for temporal and spatial distribution. J Asian Earth Sci, 23: 105-111.

PHIVOLCS, 2004-. Volcanoes. http://www.phivolcs.dost.gov.ph/Volcanolist/.

The triangular-shaped Pocdol Mountains volcanic range, also known as the Bacon-Manito complex, covers an area of about 225 sq km between Saragon Bay and Albay Gulf in southern Luzon, SE of Mayon volcano. Volcanic cones in the western part of the complex are dissected, but those in the eastern part are morphologically youthful. Several Pleistocene K-Ar dates have been obtained from the volcanic complex. The age of its latest eruptions is not known, but a fumarole field that contains a geyser is located near the summit of the compound, dominantly andesitic volcanic complex.