Trivia about Mayon Volcano

Pin It Now!

Basic Facts
  • Mayon came from the word “Magayon” which means beautiful.
  • Most active volcano in the Philippines and a part of the Pacific Ring of Fire.
  • Considered as the most perfect volcano because of its symmetry.
  • The main landmark on the Province of Albay and shared geographically by eight municipalities: Legazpi, Daraga, Camalig, Guinobatan, Ligao, Tabaco, Malilipot, and Santo Domingo.
  • It was declared a national park and protected landscape on July 20, 1938. Then later in year 2000 it was reclassified and renamed as Mayon Volcano Natural Park. 
Did you know that…
  • In February 1, 1814 was the most destructive eruption in the history of Mt. Mayon that killed 1,200 people.
  • The longest uninterrupted eruption that lasted seven days of raining fire occurred on June 23, 2015 

Be Updated with Orgolyo!