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Ancochaullane (possibly from Aymara janq'u white, chawlla, challwa, fish,[2] -ni a suffix to indicate ownership, "the one with white fish" or "the white one with fish") is a mountain in the Barroso mountain range in the Andes of Peru, about 5,300 metres (17,388 ft) high. It is located in the Tacna Region, Tacna Province, Palca District. Ancochaullane lies north of the mountain Huancune.[1]

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Barroso mountain range as seen from space (NASA Landsat) with the northern slopes of Ancochaullane shown in the lower center
Highest point
Elevation5,300 m (17,400 ft) [1]
Coordinates17°34′59″S 69°47′24″W / 17.58306°S 69.79000°W / -17.58306; -69.79000Coordinates: 17°34′59″S 69°47′24″W / 17.58306°S 69.79000°W / -17.58306; -69.79000
Ancochaullane is located in Peru
Location within Peru
LocationPeru, Tacna Region
Parent rangeAndes

Ancochaullane is also the name of a little populated place northeast of the mountain. It lies at 17°34′07″S 69°45′03″W / 17.56861°S 69.75083°W / -17.56861; -69.75083.[1]


  1. ^ a b c - UGEL map of the Tacna Province (Tacna Region)
  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)