NAME OF VOLCANO:                        LEONARD KNIASEFF     

LOCATION:                                         Compostela Valley (722.9'N, 1262.8' E)

                       

 

 

PHYSICAL FEATURES

Elevation:  0.2 km            

Base Diameter:  17 km                                          

Type of Volcano:  Stratovolcano 

Hotsprings:  Amacan Thermal Area (5 aerial km SSW of Lake Leonard)        

Crater Lakes/Caldera:  Lake Leonard (203 km in diameter)       

 

 

GEOLOGICAL FEATURES

Rock Type:  Andesite to dacite                         

Tectonic Setting:  East Mindanao Arc 

Age of Deposits:  1,800 Bp (14C), 10 Ma (K-Ar)

 

 

MONITORING ACTIVITY

1995 – Emergency investigation due to the request DOT and DILG Region XI to verify alleged volcanic activity of Leonard

FINDINGS:   No sign of unusual volcanic activity such as increased volume of emitted steam, formation of new steam vents or fumaroles; seismic data from temporary station installed at Bgy. New Leyte (N rim of Lake Leonard) showed no volcanic earthquake