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Taal

an active volcano in the Philippines, on S Luzon on an island in the centre of Lake Taal. Height: 300 m (984 ft.). Area of lake: 243 sq. km (94 sq. miles)

Taal

 

a volcano in the southwestern part of the island of Luzon in the Philippines. The cone, which rises to approximately 300 m in elevation, is situated on Volcano Island in Lake Taal (area, 244 sq km). At the peak there is another lake in the crater, which measures 2 km in diameter. About 20 eruptions have been recorded since 1572; the most recent volcanic activity occurred from 1965 to 1970.

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Authorities have revealed plans to regulate the number of commercial fish cages in Taal Lake, as part of efforts to create a sustainable fishing industry in the Lake.
Some 21 volcanic earthquakes rocked Taal in the 24 hours starting Sunday morning, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology ( Phivolcs) warned.
By pragmatiese mediering weer gaan dit om die verrekening van bepaalde subtiliteite in die taalgebruik, die verhouding waardeur taal gebruik word en ook die manier waarop die konteks in die taalgebruik in aanmerking geneem word.
Dis interessant hoedat die basis vir hierdie gemeenskapsvorming, hierdie mensegroep, die taal is wat hulle praat.
Volgens Kristeva (1989:43) sal die digter, wanneer hy iemand aan die dood afstaan, eers probeer om dit te ontken, maar hom tog mettertyd tot die taal wend in 'n poging om sy smart en gevoelens in die taal te verwoord.
Cobarrubias (1983:63) stel in hierdie verband vier verskillende taalideologiese uitgangspunte (met ander woorde tipes sieninge wat persone van 'n taalgemeenskap kan he oor 'n taal of tale in 'n taalgemeenskap) wat 'n rol kan speel in die vasstelling van taalstatus.
Located on the highest point of the Midlands, Vireya presents views of the Taal Lake and the Highlands mountains - featuring lush, refreshing sceneries of Mt.
Drug addicts are curable,' said Martin Infante, founder and president of Self Enhancement for Life Foundation (SELF), a nonstock, nonprofit foundation that operates Taal View House.
Imagine waking up every day to find that right outside your home are breathtaking views of nature: lush mountains in the distance, the serene Taal Lake with the Taal Volcano in its midst, and the Tagaytay Midlands fairways sprawled not too far away.
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Bears are essentially like farmers," said Taal Levi, an Oregon State assistant professor.