This article documents a
Aerial photo of Volcano Island within Taal Volcano, taken in 2012. North is to the right-hand side.
|311 m (1,020 ft) |
|January 12, 2020 (Ongoing)|
The volcano has had several violent eruptions in the past, causing loss of life on the island and the populated areas surrounding the lake, with the death toll estimated at about 6,000. Because of its proximity to populated areas and its eruptive history, the volcano was designated a