Taal Lake is a freshwater lake in the province of Batangas, on the island of Luzon in the Philippines. The lake fills Taal Caldera, a large volcanic caldera formed by very large eruptions between 500,000 and 100,000 years ago. It is the country's third largest lake after Laguna de Bay and Lake Lanao. Volcano Island, the location of Taal Volcano's historical eruptions and responsible for the lake's sulfuric content, lies near the center of the lake. There is a crater lake on Volcano Island, which is in Lake Taal, which is located on Luzon Island. That crater lake is the world's largest lake on an island in a lake on an island, and it in turn contains its own small island, Vulcan Point.
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... The ridge, which overlooks Taal Lake in Batangas province, is actually the edge of Taal Caldera ... (16 mi × 19 mi) wide cavity is partially filled by Taal Lake ... are deep ravines that drop straight down to Taal Lake ...
... A view of the lake from an elevated terrain A view of the lake during a cloudy day View of the Taal Volcano from the lake with local fishing boats on the foreground Taal Lake and environs ...
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