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Allincapac,[1][2] Allin Ccapac[3] or Allin Japac[4] (possibly from Quechua: allin good, qhapaq the mighty one)[5][6] is a mountain in the Andes of Peru.[3] It is the highest peak of the Carabaya mountain range,[2] rising up to 5,805 metres (19,045 ft).[4] Allincapac is located in the Puno Region, Carabaya Province, Macusani District, south of Huaynaccapac,[7] northeast of Chichicapac and north of Lake Chaupicocha.

Allincapac
Nevado Allincapac.jpg
Highest point
Elevation5,805 m (19,045 ft)
Coordinates13°54′29″S 70°24′56″W / 13.90806°S 70.41556°W / -13.90806; -70.41556Coordinates: 13°54′29″S 70°24′56″W / 13.90806°S 70.41556°W / -13.90806; -70.41556
Geography
Allincapac is located in Peru
Allincapac
Allincapac
Peru
LocationPeru, Puno Region
Parent rangeAndes, Carabaya

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "USGS P 1386-I -- Peru - Cordilleras - Oriental". pubs.usgs.gov. Retrieved 2017-08-13.
  2. ^ a b Biggar, John (2005). The Andes: A Guide for Climbers. Andes. p. 122. ISBN 9780953608720.
  3. ^ a b lib.utexas.edu Map of the area
  4. ^ a b Peru 1:100 000, Ayapata (28-v). IGN (Instituto Geográfico Nacional - Perú).
  5. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary): allin. - adv. Bien. De buena manera, sin inconveniente o dificultad. qhapaq. - adj. Principal. Primero en importancia. || Noble, ilustre. Qhapaq. / Rico, -ca. Noble, adinerado. / adj. y s. Poderoso, -sa. Acaudalado, adinerado. || El que tiene extensas tierras.
  6. ^ Diccionario Quechua - Español - Quechua, Academía Mayor de la Lengua Quechua, Gobierno Regional Cusco, Cusco 2005: qhapaq - s. Hist. Término utilizado en el inkanato para denominar al poderosos, ilustre, eminente, regio, próspero, glorioso, de sangre real, etc. ...
  7. ^ Taken from Mountaineering in the Andes by Jill Neate RGS-IBG Expedition Advisory Centre, 2nd edition, May 1994