Achacollo (Peru)

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Achacollo (possibly from Aymara Jach'a Qullu, jach'a big, great, qullu mountain,[2] "big mountain") is a mountain in the Barroso mountain range in the Andes of Peru, about 5,690 metres (18,668 ft) high. It is situated in the Tacna Region, Tacna Province, Palca District, and in the Tarata Province, Estique District, northwest of the Chupiquiña volcano and Huancune.[3]

Achacollo
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Barroso mountain range (on the left) as seen from space (NASA Landsat). Achacollo is visible on the bottom of the image.
Highest point
Elevation5,690 m (18,670 ft) [1]
Coordinates17°33′48″S 69°52′15″W / 17.56333°S 69.87083°W / -17.56333; -69.87083Coordinates: 17°33′48″S 69°52′15″W / 17.56333°S 69.87083°W / -17.56333; -69.87083
Geography
Achacollo is located in Peru
Achacollo
Achacollo
Peru
LocationPeru, Tacna Region
Parent rangeAndes, Barroso
Map of the area showing Achacollo

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ biblioineipub Archived 2014-02-01 at the Wayback Machine INEI, Peru, Departamento Tacna: Principales elevaciónes con indicación de su tipo, ubicación, geografía y política (in Spanish)
  2. ^ Radio San Gabriel, "Instituto Radiofonico de Promoción Aymara" (IRPA) 1993, Republicado por Instituto de las Lenguas y Literaturas Andinas-Amazónicas (ILLLA-A) 2011, Transcripción del Vocabulario de la Lengua Aymara, P. Ludovico Bertonio 1612 (Spanish-Aymara-Aymara-Spanish dictionary)
  3. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Tarata Province (Tacna Region)