Janq'u K'ark'a (Larecaja-Omasuyos)

Janq'u K'ark'a (Aymara janq'u white, k'ark'a crevice, fissure, crack,[2] "white crevice", also spelled Jankho Kharka) is a mountain in the Cordillera Real in the Andes of Bolivia, about 5,200 metres (17,060 ft) high. It is situated in the La Paz Department, Larecaja Province, Sorata Municipality, and in the Omasuyos Province, Achacachi Municipality. Janq'u K'ark'a lies south of the Janq'u Uma-Illampu massif, southeast of the mountain Quña Quñani and the lakes Warawarani (Huara Huarani) and Jisk'a Warawarani (Jiskha Huara Huarani).[1][3]

Janq'u K'ark'a
Janq'u K'ark'a is located in Bolivia
Janq'u K'ark'a
Janq'u K'ark'a
Location within Bolivia
Highest point
Elevation5,200 m (17,100 ft)[1]
Coordinates15°54′56″S 68°32′55″W / 15.91556°S 68.54861°W / -15.91556; -68.54861Coordinates: 15°54′56″S 68°32′55″W / 15.91556°S 68.54861°W / -15.91556; -68.54861
Geography
LocationBolivia,
La Paz Department, Larecaja Province, Omasuyos Province
Parent rangeAndes, Cordillera Real

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  1. ^ a b Bolivian IGM map 1:50,000 Warizata 5846-II
  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. ^ "Achacachi". INE, Bolivia. Archived from the original on October 29, 2014. Retrieved November 5, 2014.