Lago de Buhi (Bicol, Philippines)

Buhi lake, Philippines

Volcano: Buhi (see Buhi at the Smithsonian Institution website in a new tab)
Type: Lake
Description: Lago de Buhi is a lake found in Buhi, Camarines Sur in the Philippines. It has an area of 18 square kilometres (6.9 square miles) and has an average depth of 8 metres. The lake lies in the valley formed by two ancient volcanoes, Mount Iriga and Mount Malinao.Today the lake is the main source of water supply for the National Power Corporation Hydro Electric Plant.

Point of contact for this site:
Nemesio M. Pérez, (Environmental Research Division, Instituto Tecnológico y de Energías Renovables )

Number of measurements: 1
Measurement date (d/m/y) Added by Added on
Lago de Buhi_010120091/1/2009 Emanuela Bagnato Nov. 15, 2016

Bibliographic references for this site

Pérez, Nemesio M., Pedro A. Hernández, German Padilla, Dácil Nolasco, José Barrancos, Gladys Melían,Eleazar Padrón, Samara Dionis, David Calvo, Fátima Rodríguez, Kenji Notsu, Toshiya Mori, Minoru Kusakabe, M. Carmencita Arpa, Paolo Reniva, and Martha Ibarra, 2011,Global CO2 emission from volcanic lakes, Geology, vol.39, n.3, pp. 235-238, DOI: 10.1130/G31586.1

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