TOPICAL PHILIPPINES

Volcanoes

MOUNT MAYON

Mount Masaraga is an INACTIVE stratovolcano, the date of the last eruption is unknown.

Mount Masarago is located 10km north west of Mayon volcano in the province of Albay on the island of Luzon.

Due to Masaraga's proximity to Mount Mayon it can be seen to the left of Mount Mayon where the view is from the south.

First Day Covers

Government Peace Fund Campaign #554 to 556, and Imperfs #554a to 556a, 31 Mar 1951

Rotary International, 50th Anniversary #618, 619 and C77, 23 Feb 1955 

Tourism, Series II #1086, 15 Feb 1971

The Casagawa ruins are visible on this stamp. During the 1814 eruption around 1200 people took refuge in the Casagawa Church, all were killed when the church was engulfed in lava. Today, the belfry is all that remains.

First Day Covers

Stamps by Volcano

Active Volcanoes

Hibok-Hibok

Iraya

Kanloan

Mayon

Musuan

Pinatubo

Taal

Potential Active

Apo

Makiling

Inactive

Arayat

Kitanglad

Laguna Volcanic Field

Lanao Volcanic Field

Masaraga