Taal Volcano

Lake Taal is a huge volcanic crater that has filled up with water and has become a lake. Within the lake, other eruptions have occurred producing more craters and micro lakes.

Taal Volcano, a National Geological Monument, has twenty six recorded eruptions since 1572. Named as the Killer Volcano, its most devastating eruption occured in 1754, when it buried the towns of Lipa, Sala, Tanauan and Taal with lava. On Taal's 1911 eruption, one thousand three hundred and forty four lives were claimed, leaving only a puppy as the survivor.

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