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Chapter 14: Northern Luzon I. THE IGOROTS A. Mining Communities 1. Mine fields of Igorots were located 1000 meters above sea level where temperatures could drop to near freezing. 2. Mine fields drained into the Agno and Angalacan rivers carry enough gold to make panning in riverbed placers profitable in the rainy season. 3. Refined gold was bartered with Pangasinan and Ilocano partners for rice, domestic animals, cloth etc. B. The People 1. Igorots have lighter skin than lowlanders, shoulder-length...

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Weather Forecasting

ANC Introduction: Headlines: • Typhoon ‘Lawin’ gets stronger, heads far northern Luzon • Eye of 'Lawin' to spare northern Luzon: PAGASA • CebuPac cancels 4 Caticlan flights • 'Lawin' slightly weakens Reporter 1: Typhoon ‘Lawin’ gets stronger, heads far northern Luzon Typhoon “Lawin” sped up slightly as it continued its movement towards the northern Philippines, the state weather bureau said. At 4 p.m. Wednesday, the eye of the supertyphoon was plotted by satellite and surface data at...

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History Of Ilocos

HISTORY OF ILOCOS Before the coming of the Spaniards, the coastal plains in northwestern Luzon, stretching from Bangui (Ilocos Norte) in the north to Namacpacan (Luna, La Union) in the south, were as a whole known as a progressive region called the Ylokos. This region lies in between the China Sea in the west and Northern Cordilleras on the east. The inhabitants built their villages near the small bays on coves called “looc” in the dialect. These coastal inhabitants were referred to as “Ylocos”...

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Company Prifle

is the Cheng Ban Yek & Co., Inc situated at 20 f. Manalo St., San Juan, Manila, and the last one is the Alaska Milk Corporation at 6th Floor Corinthian Plaza 121 Paseo De Roxas, Makati City. The company has thirteen major clients. These are the Luzon Hydro Corporation, Bethany Hospital, Lorma Hospital and Colleges, Oasis Country Resort & Restaurant, Midtown Food Palace, Danish Baker, Bali-Hali Beach Resort, Villa Estrella Beach Resorts, China Sea Beach Resort, Puerto de San Juan, Don Mariano Marcos...

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Reaction Paper

place. The Pahiyas is commonly associated with Lucban, Quezon, but it is also celebrated in two other Quezon towns: Sariaya and Tayabas. Why you should be there: Pahiyas is one of the most lively, most colorful and the most elaborate festival in Luzon.  The whole place comes alive in color and music.  Not to mention Lucban food that includes Lucban’s world famous longanisa, broas and kiping, the star of the pahiyas. 2. Panagbenga Festival It used to be that February was Baguio City’s...

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pastures, forests and woodlands, built-on areas, roads, barren land, etc. Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of December 6, 2013 Mountain System There are three large mountain ranges in Luzon-the Caraballo del Sur, the Sierra Madre, and the Caraballo de Baler. The Caraballo del Sur extends from north to south and consists of the Central Cordillera and the Northern Cordillera. Its highest peak is at the intersection of the boundaries of...

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ojt plan

create 3 regional chapters-one each for Northern Luzon, the Visayas, and Mindanao. Because of the Society’s trust to serve the needs of the residents in the provincial areas, many graduates were encouraged to practice in these areas. With the increasing number of provincial practitioners, the initial 3 regional chapters have grown to 8, namely: the Northern Luzon Chapter, the Central Luzon Chapter, the Southern Tagalog Chapter, the Bicol Chapter (all in Luzon geographical area), and the Northern Mindanao...

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Alias in Philippine Province

birthplace of Jose Rizal Calamian Islands - land of Calamian deer Calauit Island, Palawan - animal sanctuary Camiguin - land of volcanoes Capiz - seafood capital Catanduanes - land of howling winds Cebu City - premiere city in the south Central Luzon - rice bowl Corregidor Island - island fortress; the rock Crisologo Street, Vigan - kamestizoan district Davao City- world's largest city; durian capital Davao Oriental - easternmost province Divisoria - bargain capital Donsol, Sorsogon - sanctuary...

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General Douglas Macarthur's Attack On The Philippines

they had in the beginning. The major element of resistance in the Central Luzon area was created by the Huks, Hukbalahap, or the People's Anti-Japanese Army organized in early 1942. They were guided and commanded throughout by the leadership of Luis Taruc. Luis Taruc was one of the big members of the communist party during the 1939. These Anti-Japanese Army had control of at least 30,000 people and had huge commands over the Luzon. Their guerilla tactics that they had were right next to the United States...

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Cordillera Administrative Region

A VAST MOUNTAINOUS REGION As a physical region, the Cordillera — Gran Cordillera Central, to be complete — is a row of great mountain ranges occupying half of Northern Luzon in the Philippines. Its rugged mountainous backbone contains many peaks exceeding 2,000 meters in height, with rolling hills and stretches of river valleys along its flanks. Around 230 km long and 120 km wide, with an irregular shape, the mountainous region's estimated total area is about 17,500 square km. Thus, the Cordillera...

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