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Mt. Isarog, The Majestic

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First Published         18 Sep , 2009      12:01 am      (UTC/GMT -8 HRS)

This is Mt. Isarog, a dead volcano nestled at the heart of Camarines Sur province of the Philippines. It is the highest forested peak in the southern portion of the island of Luzon with a height of 1,966 meters (6,450.13 feet) above sea level. It has a total land area of 10,112.34 hectares (24,987.96 acres) shared by six towns and a city. The town of Calabanga has jurisdiction on some 589.44 hectares (1,456.4 acres) of the now declared Mt. Isarog national park.

Three barangays (villages) of the town are located here: Comaguingking, Harubay, and Lugsad with a combined population of 4,142.
Isarog is a volcanic cone mountain with rugged slopes formed by narrow gorges, rivers, streams and creeks. The terrain ranges from gradually sloping on elevation of 700 meters and below to steep slopes beyond that.

Maogmang Viernes na Pagmasid kan Kalangitan sa Mt. Isarog
Iyo ini an bukid kan Isarog, gadan na bulkan nakatugdok sa puso kan probinsiya nin Camarines Sur digde sa Pilipinas. Ini an pinakahalangkaw na bukid na dakul pang kakahuyan sa ikog kan isla nin Luzon na may langkaw na 1,966 metro. May total na kadagaan na 10,122.45 na ektarya na nabaranga sa anum na banwaan asin sarong ciudad. An banwaan kan Calabanga may kaput kan 589.44 ektarya sa deklaradong Mt. Isarog national park.
Tolong barrio kan banwaan yaon digde- Comaguingking, Harubay asin Lugsad na may total na habitantes na 4,142.
An Isarog sarong tipikal na bulkan- bukid na may formang baliktad na imbudo na an pagilid magapo asin mahalnas, naforma huli kan mga saradit na kali asin salog digde.

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First Published         18 Sep , 2009      12:01 am      (UTC/GMT -8 HRS)


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  1. This Is My Blog - fishing guy says:

    Japa: That is certainly a beautiful mountain to show for SWF.

  2. Photo Cache says:

    BEautiful image. Love the rural setting. I have never been to Bicol but I have two best buddies who hail from there.

  3. clairz says:

    Lovely photo, lovely colors. Thank you for sharing.

  4. lazyclick says:

    Interesting information and wonderful snap.

  5. Tabib says:

    Beautiful landscape. Love the composition the paddy lines/rows that lead to horizon and mountain.

  6. AL says:

    Hi Japa, at first I thought it’s the Mayon Volcano. I haven’t seen much of Mt. Isarog’s photo and I thank you for sharing it.

    The windmills are exactly located in Bagui, a town prior to Pagudpud if you’re driving from Laoag.

  7. bettyl says:

    Nice shot. The lovely green in the foreground adds a nice touch.

  8. Amanda says:

    I want to run across that field!!! Happy SkyWatch =)

  9. Carol says:

    Great photo….love the lines in the field leading into the photo…interesting info also…

  10. Regina says:

    Beautiful shot! I have a photo of it!

  11. Fotobloggen 2010 says:

    Interesting to see some skywatching from far away. Like the shot a lot 🙂

    Christina, Sweden

  12. D Herrod says:

    Beautiful and interesting

  13. Vicky says:

    Such a beautiful and serene scenery! love it!

  14. alicesg says:

    Lovely photo. Love the volcano in the background.

  15. magiceye says:

    beautifully composed and shot!

  16. maiaT says:

    Beautiful scenery. Lovely colors and composition.

  17. Reader Wil says:

    Well that’s a kind of scenery that we don’t see in the Netherlands. It’s so wonderful that we can see the world sitting at the computer and visiting other blogs!

  18. VioletSky says:

    Nice composition. And thanks for adding the information – this is not a part of the world I am familiar with. Thanks for visiting mine.

  19. SandyCarlson says:

    Such a lovely and rugged old volcano. Beautiful landscape.

  20. KAHVIKISSA ;) says:

    thank you when you visited the village of my pages! here is a beautiful pictures:)

  21. eileeninmd says:

    Nicely done Japa! I am happy to hear about the park. Thanks for sharing the lovely scene and your photo for SWF.

  22. Linda says:

    What a stunning shot. The long perspective does full justice to the imposing mountain.

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