Alcay (Huánuco)

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Alcay (possibly from Quechua for to cut halfway through, to interrupt; to fail,[2][3] Hispanicized spelling Alcay) is a 5,300-metre-high (17,388 ft) mountain in the north of the Huayhuash mountain range in the Andes of Peru. It is located in the Huánuco Region, Lauricocha Province, Queropalca District. Alcay lies northwest of a lake named Carhuacocha, east of Mituraju and southeast of Rondoy. The little lake northeast of the mountain is Alcaycocha.[1][4]

Alcay is located in Peru
Highest point
Elevation5,300 m (17,400 ft) [1]
Coordinates10°13′52″S 76°53′11″W / 10.23111°S 76.88639°W / -10.23111; -76.88639Coordinates: 10°13′52″S 76°53′11″W / 10.23111°S 76.88639°W / -10.23111; -76.88639
LocationHuánuco Region
Parent rangeAndes, Huayhuash

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b "Alpenvereinskarte Cordillera Huayhuash". Archived from the original on March 3, 2016. Retrieved June 16, 2015.
  2. ^ Diccionario Quechua - Español - Quechua, Academía Mayor de la Lengua Quechua, Gobierno Regional Cusco, Cusco 2005 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary) see: alqay
  3. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  4. ^ - UGEL map of the Bolognesi Province (Ancash Region)