View of Mount Talinis, Valencia, Negros Oriental, Philippines

Mount Talinis, also known as the Cuernos de Negros (Horns of Negros), is a volcano in Negros Oriental. At about 1,903 meters (6,243 ft.) above sea level, it is the second highest mountain on Negros after Mount Kanlaon. The volcano is located 20 kms from Dumaguete, the capital of the province.

Mount Talinis is a potentially active volcano forming part of the Negros Volcanic Belt. With a base diameter of 36 kilometers, the volcanic complex is composed of several volcanic cones and peaks, the most prominent of which are Talinis, Cuernos de Negros, Guinsayawan, Yagumyum Peak and Guintabon Dome.

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