This is Maria Cristina Falls in Iligan Province. The source of electric power in the southern portion of the Philippines. Iligan is home to majestic waterfalls, the most popular of which is the Maria Cristina Falls. Known for its pristine beauty, the 320 feet high waterfalls also serves as the city’s industrial lifeline – generating power for the city’s heavy industries through the turbines of the Maria Cristina Hydroelectric Power Plant.

Maria Cristina Falls in Philippines

Pen Pals from Philippines

Maria Cristina Falls has become a major source of power, but it is also the home of nationally acclaimed artists, poets, cultural workers, and writers, and geographically, is a cross road of the cultural mix of the Maranaos of Lanao del Sur, Higaonons of Bukidnon, and the dominantly Christian settlers and migrants from the Visayas and other places of Mindanao.

Satellite image of Maria Cristina Falls:


View Larger Map

Technorati tags: [ | | | ]

Maria Cristina Falls in Philippines

One thought on “Maria Cristina Falls in Philippines

  • July 17, 2008 at 03:33
    Permalink

    ganda ng pilipinas!! Proud to be PINOY!!!!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.