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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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It has numerous restaurants, park rides, a zip line and the 'Sky Eye' ferris wheel, which stands 63 meters high, upping the Taal viewing experience a notch.
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In hierdie artikel word eerstens aandag gegee aan die verskynsel van ikonisiteit in taal en in tekste soos wat dit deur spesifieke teoretici gesien word.
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The recent tour comprised of stops at Malvar, Lipa, Balete and Taal Town in Batangas.
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