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Exploring Pagudpud – Patapat Viaduct


Aside from the famous white beach of Pagudpud, there are few places that are worth visiting around Ilocos Norte. No wonder why people are traveling up north from different areas of the country.

Patapat Viaduct – The Patapat Viaduct is a viaduct at the municipality of Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte, a coastal resort town on the northernmost tip of Luzon Island in the Philippines.
The bridge is elevated 31 meters over sea level, is 1.3 km concrete coastal bridge that connects the Maharlika Highway from Laoag, Ilocos Norte to the Cagayan Valley Region. It rises along the town’s coastal mountains, which is the starting point of the Cordillera Mountain Range that snakes through Northern Luzon. It is the 4th longest bridge in the Philippines. is geographically located at latitude (18.5733 degrees) 18° 34′ 23″ North of the Equator and longitude (120.896 degrees) 120° 53′ 45″ East of the Prime Meridian on the Map of the world. – Source Wikipedia

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Posted by on January 2, 2013 in Ilocos Norte, Pagudpud, Patapat Viaduct

 

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