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In the News (Fri 20 Apr 18)

The island in the north under the jurisdiction of the province are Rapu-rapu, Batan, Cagraray and San Miguel.
The Island, with a land area of 1,511.5 square kilometers and a population of 187,440 in 1990, is composed of 11 towns, with Virac as the capital.
The province is composed of one wedge-shaped mainland (Masbate), two major islands (Ticao and Burias), and fourteen small islands bounded on the north by the Bicol region, on the south by the Visayan Sea, on the west by the Sibuyan Sea on the east by the Burias Pass, Ticao Pass and Samar Sea.
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 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Masbate is an island province of the Philippines located in the Bicol Region.
The islands of the Sibuyan Sea were well known to the Spanish explorers of the sixteenth century.
Names of places scattered over Masbate's 121 islands are reminders of the missionary journeys and church foundations that were made by the Spanish soldiers and missionaries long ago: San Pascual and Claveria in Burias, San Jacinto and Monreal in Ticao, Esperanza in Aroroy.
www.goupstate.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=Masbate   (717 words)

 WOW Philippines :: Explore Philippines :: Description   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
It is bounded on the north by Vurias and Ticao Pass, east by San Bernardino Strait, south by the Visayan Sea, and west by the Sibuyan Sea.
In each island, the rugged topography is concentrated in the northeastern portion and gradually recedes to blunt hills and rolling areas in the south, southeast, and southwest.
Burias and Ticao Island and the western and central parts of mainland Masbate are covered by a climate characterized by no very pronounced maximum rain period, with a short dry season.
www.wowphilippines.com.ph /explore_phil/place_details.asp?content=description&province=30   (446 words)

 List of islands
If however one does count Australia among the islands it, not Greenland, would be the largest in the world (unless one also considered Antarctica an island).
Denmark has 405 named islands, of which 82 are inhabited.
Artificial Islands[?] -(islands created by humans, where once was sea)
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 Masbate Practical Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
In each island, the rugged topography is concentrated in the north-northeastern and gradually recedes to blunt hills and rolling areas in the south, southeast and southwest.
The topography of the main island is characterized by rolling hills and discontinuous ranges of highlands and relatively broad bands of lowlands.
Burias and Ticao islands and western central parts of mainland Masbate are covered by climate characterized by no very pronounced maximum rain period with a short dry season.
www.world66.com /asia/southeastasia/philippines/masbate/practical_informat   (763 words)

 Naranjo Islands, Philippines - Introduction, Martin Palacio Properties
The islands lie 12º 13' North, 124º 02' East in the east central periphery of the Philippine archipelago.
The islands group occupy a central position in the confluence of Ticao Pass, the San Bernardino Strait (Paso de Acapulco), and Samar Sea.
It is bounded in the North by Sorsogon, Ticao Island in the West, mainland Northern Samar in the East, and Masbate in the South and Southwest.
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 About Masbate
The city domain is bounded on the northeast by Masbate Pass; on the southwest by the municipality of Milagros and on the northwest by a portion of Asid River and the municipalities of Milagros and Baleno.
It is connected by 41 kilometers national road to the municipality of Batuan whose barangay Burgos/Lagundi at the southern tip of the island serves as the landing seaport and entry/exit point for the passengers and cargoes from and to the mainland Masbate.
It is bounded on the north by the municipality of Monreal whose town center is 17 kilometers to San Jacinto, and on the southeast by San Fernando, with a distance of 13 kilometers.
www.masbateonline.com /masbate_21_towns.php   (3848 words)

 Local Government Unit: Provincial Government of Masbate   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The long and narrow islands of Ticao and Burias are separated from the larger island by the water of Masbate Pass.
Ticao Island appears to be the summit of high submarine mountains which is why topography is generally rugged, with very limited expanse of level land.
The eastern coast of Burias Island is characterized by broad promontories and sea cliffs.
www.masbate.gov.ph /index.php?id1=2&id2=5   (224 words)

 Halea island retreat and nature park   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Halea Island, locally known as San Miguel Island, is a 30 hectare crescent-shaped island located at the heart of the Philippine Islands on the northern tip of Ticao Island off Masbate in the Bicol Region.
For international travelers, access to the island by air is a short 45-minute flight from Manila or Cebu to Legaspi or Masbate airports.
San Miguel Island is the host to perhaps the only remaining coral reef within a 3-hour radius of the town of Monreal.
www.haleaisland.com /haleaisland/island.asp   (277 words)

 INQ7.net: WOW Fest   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
For divers, the allure of Ticao in Masbate lies in the sightings of manta rays and various kinds of sharks.
The insurgency is a problem on Ticao island, but Nongnong says the New People's Army does not bother with divers.
Ticao island can be reached by air through Legaspi City in Albay.
supplements.inq7.net /wowfest/display.php?fld=dear&art=12.htm   (1099 words)

 Other Previous Significant Events   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
An interviewee from Magcaraguit Island remembered the 1979 earthquake to have caused stronger ground shaking in the island compared to the 2003 event.
This event is very memorable for an interviewee in Batuan, Ticao Island and some other interviewees in Deagan Island and Palanas because it is stronger than the 7:01 February 15, 2003.
In San Fernando, Ticao Island, interviewees talked of a strong earthquake during the 1960s at the time of Mayor Romero.
www.phivolcs.dost.gov.ph /Earthquake/2003masbateEQ/other%20events.html   (462 words)

 Saving Ticao's Mantas
The program also seeks to empower partner institutions and residents as guardians and managers of their marine environment through an effective communication campaign and by helping the community develop alternative means of livelihood.
Mantas or devilfishes are found in temperate and tropical waters near continents and island groups of all oceans.
The last phase of the five-year program involves project evaluation and monitoring to ensure the environment is preserved during the course of eco-tourism activities.
www.geocities.com /bobet96/ticao2/mantas.html   (702 words)

 ANCOM 2001 - Tourist Spots   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Ticao and Burias Masbate could be reached by air travel on board a Philippine Air Lines daily flight from Metro Manila in an hour and a half, or from Legazpi City in 35 minutes, twice a week.
The island was believed to have been occupied first by the Kalanay people who came from Indochina between 400 and 100 BC.
Its three islands (Ticao, Burias and Masbate) is bounded with clean and fine beaches.
www.mayonlodge61.org /masbate.html   (604 words)

 :: Welcome to Manila Bulletin Online ::
It has several enchanting islands with glittering white sand and coconut tree-rimmed beaches, well-polished pebbles, crystal clear water, and rich marine life, which are ideal for swimming, sunbathing, windsurfing, snorkeling, and scuba diving.
Our island cruise continued on to Bongsanglay Mangrove Park where the main attraction is the biggest and oldest tree in the country.
For accommodations, the island province has two class "A" resorts, the DoT-accredited Bituon Beach Resort in Mobo and Altamar Resort in San Jacinto, Ticao as well as the Rendezvous Resort and Lounge and the MG Hotel, both in Masbate City.
www.mb.com.ph /issues/2005/07/16/TOUR2005071639632.html   (722 words)

 Philippines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Out of all those islands, there is one particular island that is quite unique and far from the modern society in the 90's.
This is island is very unusual not only because it is remote but because of the people.
Ticao is a remote island with no running water, sewage, electricity or telephones.
www.asdk12.org /schools/west/pages/Countries/Philippines/Ticao.html   (669 words)

New Aethopyga Sunbirds (Aves: Nectarinidae) from the island of Mindanao, Philippines.
Amphibians and Reptiles of the Zambales Mountains of Luzon Islands, Republic of the Philippines.
One holothuroid species, Holothuria axiologa H. Clark., was collected in Ticao Island, Masbate and found to be a new record in the Philippines.
members.tripod.com /philmuseum/zoology.htm   (2007 words)

 Albay Province, Region 5, Luzon Islands, Philippines
Albay, together with Catanduanes, Sorsogon, Masbate and the island of Ticao and Burias was under the Partido de Ibalon.
Albay is situated on the southern part of the island of Luzon.
On its eastern plank, Albay is rimmed by chains of little islands and exposed to the Pacific Ocean.
home.comcast.net /~maesteban/island_groups/luzon/region5/albay/albayprovprofile.htm   (912 words)

 2bu : to be young   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The main attraction is Ticao Island, where the towns of Batuan, San Fernando, San Jacinto and Monreal, among others, are located.
There must have been just 10 families there; and with the bed of purple seaweeds being dried out on the rocks, it was easy to figure out that it was what they lived on, besides fishing, of course.
I was treated to an island experience I had never had before.
you.inq7.net /2bu/stories/05182005/sto3-1.htm   (802 words)

 YEHEY!News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Ticao, one of the three major islands of Masbate, has received scant attention from tourists.
A nongovernmental organization comprised of diving enthusiasts and environmentalists is spearheading a campaign that seeks to save the giant manta rays of Ticao island in Masbate.
The body of water within the area of Burias island in Sorsogon, and Ticao island in Masbate is known as Ticao pass.
news.yehey.com /news3.asp?c=14&i=75637   (872 words)

 OVER SEAS July 2000: Masbate state of environment
As though to prove her incredible versatility, almost every island has developed species that are endemic - that is, they are peculiar to it alone and are duplicated nowhere else on earth.
The tragedy of our islands lies in the uniqueness, the irreplaceability of the species they have developed by the slow processes of the ages.
In a reasonable world, we would have treated these islands as precious possessions, as natural museums filled with a beautiful and curious works of creation, valuable beyond price because nowhere in the world are they duplicated.
www.oneocean.org /overseas/200007/masbate_state_of_environment.html   (1761 words)

 The Manila Galleons - TreasureExpeditions.com: Archaeology, Treasure Hunting & Shipwreck Recovery
They sighted the island of Samar on February 13, 1565 and anchored off the island of Cebu on April 27, 1565.
In 1571, the crew of a Chinese vessel which had wrecked in the Philippines, was rescued by the Spanish, and the next year a Chinese vessel arrived in Manila carrying trade goods in gratitude thus starting a direct trade route with China.
Another vessel, the San Andres, wrecked on Naranjos shoals near Ticao, October 1797, and part of her valuable cargo was lost.
www.treasureexpeditions.com /The-Manila-Galleons.htm   (2372 words)

 Masbate Province, Region 5, Philippines
Masbate is one of two island provinces in the Bicol region.
It is bounded on the north by the Burias Pass and the Ticao Pass, on the east by the Samar Sea, on the west by the Sibuyan Sea, and on the south by the Visayan Sea.
Ticao Island lies in the centerd of the Philippine Fault but Masbate and Burias are safely out of it.
oasis.fortunecity.com /acapulco/215/region5/masbate/masbate.htm   (434 words)

 SorsogonWeb | Province of Sorsogon | Philippines | Provincial Profile
The open Pacific Ocean lies east of the province while the narrow Ticao Pass in the west separates it from Ticao Island.
A Spanish shipyard was established in Bagatao Island at the mouth of Sorsogon Bay, which built galleons and different types of ships used in the Manila-Acapulco Galleon Trade.
However, close proximity to the Visayan island of Samar has given the dialects spoken in the province a peculiarly Visayan tone and vocabulary, which probably indicates a mixture of the Waray and Bicol languages.
sorsogonweb.com /profile.htm   (1165 words)

 Philippine Deforestation
Raucous, big, and brassy, hornbills once inhabited all of the larger islands of the Philippines and figure prominently in the folklore of many parts of the country.
The complexity of this issue underscores the fact that hornbills, like most other Philippine animals, still show the effects of the distant past when sea levels were lower and broad land-bridges connected many of the islands.
The writhed-billed hornbill and several of the species/subspecies from the Ice Age island of Greater Negros-Panay are virtually extinct, and a distinctive population from Ticao island is believed to be the first hornbill in the world to have become extinct.
www.fieldmuseum.org /vanishing_treasures/V_Hrnbil.htm   (466 words)

 Islands of Asia
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www.discovertheislands.com /islands_of_Asia.html   (379 words)

 Masbate Trip
We were told to take a motorized tricycle to the pier where a boat that would take us to the island of Ticao was docked.
The boat had to be anchored far from land because of rocks and corals in the shallow waters.
From the shores of Ticao we took a jeepney to the town of San Jacinto.
www.angelfire.com /ma/SPECTRUM/Masbate.html   (2069 words)

 The Manta Network :: Save the Mantas
With the growth of the local diving industry and increasing interest of concerned sectors, Blue Zoo is envisioned to be a frontliner in advocating marine protection and education in the Philippines.
The Maldives islands are located to the south west of India and straddle the Indian Ocean stretching 539 miles north to.
Tourist islands with 5-star accommodation and swimsuit-clad guests co-exist with simple local islands nearby where life has changed very little in the past 50 years and fishing continues to be the main profession of the islanders.
www.mantas.org /index.php?name=News&catid=&topic=10   (7583 words)

 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Ticao Island   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Updated 704 days 21 hours 51 minutes ago.
Ticao Island is one of the three major islands of Masbate Province in the Philippines.
The other two major Islands are Masbate Island and Burias Island.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Ticao-Island   (107 words)

 Masbate, Philippines. Travel guide & tourist information by Hostelbookers.com
The province of Masbate lies in the centre of the archipelago, bounded in the north by the Bicol peninsula, in the south by the Visayan Sea, in the west by the Sibuyan Sea, and in the east by the Samar Sea.
It includes the main island of Masbate and a number of smaller islands, including the Burias Islands and the large island of Ticao, off the northeastern coast.
Talisay beach, famous for its rock formations, on Ticao Island, is situated 13km south of San Fernando or 30km from Masbate.
www.hostelbookers.com /guides/philippines/masbate   (302 words)

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