Gasha (Peru)

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Gasha[1][2] (possibly from Quechua kasha thorn or spine)[3] is a 4,880-metre-high (16,010 ft)[2] mountain in the northern part of the Huayhuash mountain range in the Andes of Peru.[1][2] It is located in the Ancash Region, Bolognesi Province, Pacllón District, and in the Huánuco Region, Lauricocha Province, Queropalca District.[4] Gasha lies northwest of Mitococha and north of Paria.[2]

Gasha
Gasha is located in Peru
Gasha
Gasha
Peru
Highest point
Elevation4,880 m (16,010 ft)
Coordinates10°09′50″S 76°54′45″W / 10.16389°S 76.91250°W / -10.16389; -76.91250Coordinates: 10°09′50″S 76°54′45″W / 10.16389°S 76.91250°W / -10.16389; -76.91250
Geography
LocationPeru, Ancash Region, Huánuco Region
Parent rangeAndes, Huayhuash

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Alpenvereinskarte 0/3c. Cordillera Huayhuash (Peru). 1:50 000. Oesterreichischer Alpenverein. 2008. ISBN 9783937530079.
  2. ^ a b c d Peru 1:100 000, Yanahuanca (21-j). IGN (Instituto Geográfico Nacional - Perú).
  3. ^ "Toponimos de Yunkay". Archived from the original on 2013-10-19. Retrieved 2015-03-17.
  4. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Cajatambo Province (Lima Region)