CARIGARA, a town of the province of Leyte, island of Leyte, Philippine Islands, on Carigara Bay, 22 m.
BURAUEN, a town of the province of Leyte, island of Leyte, Philippine Islands, on the Dagitan river, 21 m.
BAYBAY, a town of the province of Leyte, island of Leyte, Philippine Islands, on the W.
Coast of the island of Leyte, Philippine Islands, at the mouth of the Maasin River.
Maasin is the only place on the west coast of Leyte where a court of justice is held.
M.), Leyte (2722 sq.
In Leyte there are several isolated volcanic cones, two of which, in the north part, exceed 4000 ft.
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Samar, Panay, Negros, Leyte, Bohol and Cebu are drained by many streams, and a few of those in Samar, Panay and Negros are of considerable size.
Red or brown deer occur in Basilan, Mindanao, Leyte, Samar and the Calamianes Islands.
These genera usually have distinct representative species in Luzon, Samar and Leyte, Mindanao, and in some cases in Basilan also.
On the Pacific coast of Luzon, Samar, Leyte and Mindanao the rainy season is from November to May, when the winds blow from the east or the north-east.
Two thousand persons lost their lives in Samar and Leyte during the great storm of 1897.
Most of the hemp (538,200 acres in 1902) is grown in south Luzon and in Samar and Leyte, but smaller crops are produced in Cebu, Mindoro, Marinduque, north Mindanao and south Negros; the crop became of commercial importance about 1855, and in 1907 the yield for export amounted to 112,895 tons.
The Visayans are the principal inhabitants of the islands in the central part of the archipelago (Panay, Cebu, Negros, Leyte, Bohol, Samar, Masbate and Paragua) and on the north and east coasts of Mindanao; they were perhaps the most civilized people in the archipelago when discovered by the Spaniards, by whom they were originally called Pintados because they were in the habit of painting their bodies; but since then their progress has been less rapid than that of the Tagalogs - who constitute the bulk of the population of Manila and central Luzon and the majority of the population of Mindanao - who are now the most cultured of the brown races in the Philippines.
BARUGO, a town on the north coast of the province of Leyte, island of Leyte, Philippine Islands, on Carigara Bay.