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Surigao

 

a city in the Philippines, on the northeastern part of the island of Mindanao. Capital of the province of Surigao del Norte. Population, 30,000 (1970). Surigao is a port for the export of nickel ore. The Pan-Philippine Expressway passes through the city, which also has an airport. A trade and distribution center, Surigao processes abacá and has a handicrafts industry.


Surigao

 

a strait in the Philippine Archipelago, connecting the Mindanao Sea with the Pacific Ocean. Surigao Strait is approximately 100 km long and has a minimum width of about 22 km. It is 25 to 54 m deep, with a maximum depth of 1,000 m in the southwest. The currents flow in a westerly or southwesterly direction, reaching a speed of 50 cm/sec. The port city of Surigao, on Mindanao Island, is situated on the strait.

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A magnitude 4.4 aftershock hit Surigao del Sur on Sunday afternoon, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported.
The repair and widening of the quake-hit Surigao Airport runway remain on track despite several conflicts faced by the contractors that halted the project for several years as Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar was asked to facilitate it with the Department of Transportation (DOTr).
Art Tugade, ako bilang (me as) Surigaonon, and Secretary Art naman bilang (as) Department of Transportation Secretary,' Andanar said in a press briefing here on Wednesday as the officials inspected the Surigao Airport runway and batching site.
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According to the Chicago Tribune, the earthquake caused damage to several buildings and schools in the city of Surigao and a bridge collapsed in an outlying town.
Historians and war veterans say as many as 500 naval personnel and soldiers of the Imperial Japanese Army were cremated at a public high school in Surigao City, about 710 kilometers south of Manila.
A magnitude 4.8 quake hit Surigao del Sur province on Tuesday afternoon, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported.
The Land Transportation Office (LTO) has condemned the ambush on a team of its enforcers in Surigao City on Wednesday which resulted in the death of their team leader and injuries to two others.
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