VOLCANO MAYON IN THE HEMP-PRODUCING DISTRICT OF LUZON
1899 : This is said to be the most beautiful volcano in the world. It is 8,233 feet high, its shape is a perfect cone and its crest is always fiery. It has indulged in several destructive eruptions. In 1814 many houses were destroyed and 2,500 people were killed... and wounded. At its base are famous hot springs of great medicinal virtue.