SUNKEN CEMETERY

Fisherfolks pay respect overlooking the Sunken Cemetery in Barrio Bonbon, Catarman, Camiguin Island.. History has it that Mount Vulcan or locally known as the Old Volcano had 4 historic eruptions. One was in 1827 but records of this particular eruption were not important. The second was in 1862 which claimed 326 lives when thick ashes flowed and cai yught people who were fleeing towards the sea. The third one was in 1871 which caused the whole capital of Camiguin along with its cemetery sunk under the sea. DANNY PATA/Northbound Philippines News