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Thursday, May 25, 2017

5 beautiful shots of the majestic Mt. Malindig

Mt. Malindig taken in Payanas, Torrijos | Photo by Kevin Marasigan
Mount Malindig is a large potentially active stratovolcano and highest mountain in the island of Marinduque lies in the towns of Buenavista and Torrijos.

Malindig is considered a potentially active volcano, in part because of the sulfuric springs of Malbog. Its unique location, at the heart of Southern Tagalog, creates a panorama that encompasses Mindoro, Verde Island and Southern Luzon all the way to Bicol and Burias Island. There is a military radio outpost at 900MASL.

The mountain is the largest on the island of Marinduque and the most popular climb and hike for mountaineers and alike, known for its unique environmental biodiversity. It is the home of different species of wild orchids and other endemic wildlife. Due to its height above 1,000 meters (3,300 ft.) above sea level, by law it has been identified as a protected area. The dormant volcano has three peaks, the Trek and climb to the peak is rated as easy to moderate. After passing the Radio Station base on the mountain, it has been known to be a mossy and closed canopy forest trek with regular foggy surroundings. It is also used by the Buenavista townfolks as a cattle grazing area.

Here are the other beautiful shots of the majestic Mt. Malindig.

Sun shines in Mt. Malindig | Photo by Ryan Roldan

Looks like somewhere in Scotland | Photo by Kervin Leal Miranda

Mightiest Mt. Malindig | Photo by Joven Malabana Lilles

Mt. Malindig taken in Payanas, Torrijos | Photo by Kevin Marasigan
Source: Wikipedia | MNN (c) 2017