Chuspiccocha (Huánuco)

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Chuspiccocha[1][2] (Quechua ch'uspi insect, generic name of flies or two-winged insects; fly, qucha lake, lagoon,[3] "fly lake" or "insect lake") is a mountain at a lake of that name in the Raura mountain range in the Andes of Peru, about 5,000 m (16,000 ft).[1] It is located in the Huánuco Region, Lauricocha Province, Cauri District.[2]

Chuspiccocha is located in Peru
Highest point
Elevation5,000 m (16,000 ft)
Coordinates10°22′54″S 76°43′52″W / 10.38167°S 76.73111°W / -10.38167; -76.73111Coordinates: 10°22′54″S 76°43′52″W / 10.38167°S 76.73111°W / -10.38167; -76.73111
LocationPeru, Huánuco
Parent rangeAndes, Rawra

Lake Chuspi lies southwest of the mountain at 10°24′16″S 76°44′46″W / 10.40444°S 76.74611°W / -10.40444; -76.74611.[1][2] It is situated at the foot of Chira (4,777 metres (15,673 ft)) at a height of 4,156 metres (13,635 ft).[1]


  1. ^ a b c d Peru 1:100 000, Yanahuanca (21-j). IGN (Instituto Geográfico Nacional - Perú).
  2. ^ a b c "Mapa UGEL Lauricocha" (PDF). Mapas DRE y UGEL. ESCALE - Ministerio de Educación - Perú. 2010. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-08-21. Retrieved 2016-07-10.
  3. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)