Chequiacocha (Ancash)

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Chequiacocha (possibly from Quechua chiqlla green, qucha lake,[2][3] "green lake") is a lake in Peru located in the Ancash Region, Carhuaz Province, Shilla District.[4] Chequiacocha is situated at the very end of the Auquiscocha ravine, between the mountain Chequiaraju in the northwest and the Hualcán in the southeast, south of Huallcacocha and northeast of Auquiscocha.

Chequiacocha is located in Peru
Ancash Region
Coordinates9°11′05″S 77°32′44″W / 9.18472°S 77.54556°W / -9.18472; -77.54556Coordinates: 9°11′05″S 77°32′44″W / 9.18472°S 77.54556°W / -9.18472; -77.54556[1]


  1. ^ Archived 2013-08-06 at IGN, Peru, Lagunas con Nombre: Chequiacocha 09°11'05 S 77°32'44 W, retrieved on August 6, 2013
  2. ^ Vocabulario comparativo quechua ecuatoriano - quechua ancashino -- castellano - English Archived March 4, 2016, at the Wayback Machine (pdf) (5-vowel-system): cheqlla - green
  3. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  4. ^ - UGEL map of the Carhuaz Province (Ancash Region)