Mount Apo, the Highest Dormant Volcano in the Philippines
Mount Apo is the highest, dormant but active Philippine volcano and is considered a must-see Philippine tourist destination amongst climbers. It is located in the island of
and is overlooking three
major philippine cities
, which are,
, and Kidapawan City. It is a flat-topped volcano with three peaks and a wide crater containing a small crater lake.
The Philippine volcano's name, Apo, means "chief" or "grandfather" in the lumad's tongue. The volcano is also a source of geothermal power for the neighboring cities. Although it is still very much active, no record of its eruptions can be found and verified.
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