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Maria Cristina Falls
Province:  Lanao del Norte
08° 11.072N   124° 11.582E
Listed in Gallery:   Waterfalls

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Maria Cristina Falls is a waterfall in Mindanao island and a landmark of Iligan City, also known as the City of Majestic Waterfalls because of its majestic waterfalls. It is located 8.5 kilometers away southwest of the city proper. Well-known for its natural beauty and grandeur, the 320-feet high waterfalls is also the primary source of power for the city's industries and the whole Mindanao region. NPC has established its Maria Christina Power Plant at outer foot of the falls.

Waypoint narrative by: paulperez 2007     follow paulperez on Facebook


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National Power's hydroelectric plant at the base of Maria Cristina Falls is also known as the Agus 6 Hydroelectric Plant. The Plant Profiles page of
www.napocor.gov.ph gives this data:

Plant Name: Agus 6 (U1 and U2); Agus 6 (U3 and U4)
Commissioning Year: 1953 ; 1977
No. and Unit Size (MW): 2 x 25 and 3 x 50
Location: Fuentes, Iligan City

An areal photo is shown in:
http://www.napocor.gov.ph/generations/MYWEB/images/Plant%20Pics/Agus6.jpg

The Agus Complex is composed of Agus 1 to Agus 7, (without Agus 3 - it
remained in the drawing board).

By: GBLontok 2007