A special project of the


  nigs phivolcs mgb
in cooperation with


Geotour 3 - NIGS Loop
Geotour 3 is a one-day geotourism excursion of Metro Manila and its immediate environs for a quick lecture on geology, hydrogeology, hydrology and other related sciences.
Stations of Geotour 3:   Click the map to enlarge ...
Station A - NIGS
NIGS was created through Executive Order No. 889 by the President of the Republic of the Philippines in March 1983. In order to implement the Executive Order, the Board of Regents of the University of the Philippines (UP) System authorized on the 26th of May 1983 the organization of the NIGS from the Geology section of the former Department of Geology and Geography of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) in UP Diliman. During the reorganization of the CAS, the NIGS became an academic unit of the CS. Actual operation of the NIGS started in January 1984.

Station C & D - Montalban River / Wawa Dam




Station E - Pillow Lavas and Limestone Formation