An astronaut took this photograph
from the space shuttle in 1982. It pictures part of
the Island of Luzon in the Philippines. The image shows
mountains, rivers, and fields, plus Manila, the capital
city of the Philippines. Manila appears on the eastern
shore of Manila Bay, the large bay in the lower right
of the image.
! Examine the image. Consider how
Earths spheres were interacting in this area before
Mount Pinatubos violent eruption in 1991. Look
for the features described below.