Maps Showing Damage Caused by the 1911 Eruption of Taal Volcano - Batangas History, Culture and Folklore

Maps Showing Damage Caused by the 1911 Eruption of Taal Volcano

The map below has been extracted from the 1912 compilation of The National Geographic Magazine. It was part of a lengthy pictorial essay that detailed the devastating 1911 eruption of Taal Volcano, among the most violent on record.

In the magazine edition, the map above was labeled: “Map showing area of devastation by the last eruption of Taal Volcano and also the towns destroyed by the previous eruptions.”

Image source:  1912 The National Geographic Magazine compilation.
Image source:  1912 The National Geographic Magazine compilation.


Below, extracted from the adjoining page, is a second map with this caption: “Map of the region affected by the great eruption of January 30, 1911.”
Image source:  1912 The National Geographic Magazine compilation.
Image source:  1912 The National Geographic Magazine compilation.


Notes and references:
1The National Geographic Magazine: an Illustrated Monthly, Volume 23,” published 1912 in the United States of America.

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