An island of the central Philippines south of Luzon. Its gold mines have been worked for centuries.
Island of the EC Philippines, west of Samar: 1,262 sq mi (3,269 sq km)
Masbate Sentence Examples
The highest peaks in Masbate are about 2500 ft.
The principal centres of disturbance are in the valley of the Agusan, in the region of Mayon volcano, in the region of Taal volcano, on Masbate Island, and along the north shore of Luzon.
La Laguna, Luzon, was the only province in which more than 50% of the land was included in " farms," and Cebu the only island in which more than 25% of the land was included in farms; in the large island of Mindanao only 1.4%, in Masbate only 1.6%, and in Mindoro only 3.9%.
As the result of favourable indications extensive gold-mining operations have been instituted in the provinces of Benguet and Ambos Camarines in Luzon, and on the island of Masbate.