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Mount Pinatubo

Monte Pinatubo

Monte Pinatubo

Mount Pinatubo (Cabusilan Mountains, Luzon) – a 3-hour drive northwest of Manila will take adventurous eco-tourist to another active Filipino volcano: Mount Pinatubo. Its last eruption was in 1991. It is one of a chain of volcanoes known as the Luzon volcanic arc, which is the result of the Oceanic Philippine plate being sub ducted under the lighter Continental Eurasian plate. Interestingly, there is an air base not far from this volcano: Clark Air Base (which was formerly used by the U.S. Air Force, and now in use by the Philippines Air Force. Those interested in visiting Mount Pinatubo can go to: www.mountpinatubotour.com; www.pinatubotour.com; www.trekkingpinatubo.com