February 1, 2018

Sketch-Map of the Taal Volcano Region, c. 1911

Map of Taal Lake c. 1911 extracted from The Eruption of Taal Volcano: January 30, 1911 by Rev. Miguel Saderra Maso SJ.
Map of Taal Lake c. 1911 extracted from The Eruption of Taal Volcano: January 30, 1911 by Rev. Miguel Saderra Maso SJ.
Above is a sketched map of the Taal Land and Volcano along with the surrounding areas, extracted from the 1911 publication “The Eruption of Taal Volcano: January 31, 19111,” written by the Jesuit scientist Reverend Miguel Saderra Maso. The publication provided some details of Taal Volcano’s historic eruptions prior to 1911 as well details of the violent eruption of the volcano that same year.

The map was entitled “Sketch-Map of the Taal Volcano Region” and shows towns and barrios surrounding the lake at the time as well places either obliterated or partially damaged. Readers will please refer to the following articles for more information on the 1911 eruption of the volcano.



First-Hand Narrative of the Violent 1911 Taal Volcano Eruption which Killed More than a Thousand People

Historic Pictures Related to the Violent 1911 Eruption of Taal Volcano

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Notes and references:
1 “The Eruption of Taal Volcano: January 30, 1911,” by the Rev. Miguel Saderra Maso, S.J., published 1911 in Manila, p. 7.

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