Jatunjasa (Cusco)

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Jatunjasa[1][2][3] (possibly from Quechua hatun big, q'asa mountain pass,[4] "big mountain pass"), also known as Incachiriasca[3] (possibly from Inka Inca, chiriyasqa cooled, "cooled Inca"[citation needed]), is a 5,338-metre-high (17,513 ft)[1] mountain in the Vilcabamba mountain range in the Andes of Peru. It is located in the Cusco Region, Anta Province, Limatambo District, and in the Urubamba Province, Ollantaytambo District.[2] Jatunjasa lies south of Salcantay.[1][2]

Jatunjasa
Incachiriasca
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Jatunjasa (center) as seen from the northwest
Highest point
Elevation5,338 m (17,513 ft)
Coordinates13°22′05″S 72°32′25″W / 13.36806°S 72.54028°W / -13.36806; -72.54028Coordinates: 13°22′05″S 72°32′25″W / 13.36806°S 72.54028°W / -13.36806; -72.54028
Naming
Language of nameQuechua
Geography
Jatunjasa is located in Peru
Jatunjasa
Jatunjasa
Peru
LocationPeru, Cusco Region
Parent rangeAndes, Vilcabamba

Incachiriasca is also the name of the Salcantay glacier at 13°21′10″S 72°32′05″W / 13.35278°S 72.53472°W / -13.35278; -72.53472[5] between Salcantay and Jatunjasa.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Peru 1:100 000, Machupicchu (27-q). IGN (Instituto Geográfico Nacional - Perú).
  2. ^ a b c escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Urubamba Province (Cusco Region)
  3. ^ a b "Cerro Jatunjasa, southwest ridge". Nathan Heald in AAJ Publications (American Alpine Journal). Retrieved June 23, 2015.
  4. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  5. ^ Monitoreo del Glaciar Incachiriasca, SERNANP, Peru, January 2014