Coruña (mountain)

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Coruña[2][3] (possibly from Aymara for "to eat greedily")[4] is a mountain in the Barroso mountain range in the Andes of Peru, about 5,453 metres (17,890 ft) high. It is situated in the Tacna Region, Tacna Province, Palca District, and in the Tarata Province, in the districts of Tarata and Tarucachi.[3] Coruña lies southwest of Auquitaipe.

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Barroso mountain range (on the left) as seen from space (NASA Landsat). Coruña is visible in the upper part of the range.
Highest point
Elevation5,453 m (17,890 ft)
Coordinates17°29′15″S 69°51′14″W / 17.48750°S 69.85389°W / -17.48750; -69.85389Coordinates: 17°29′15″S 69°51′14″W / 17.48750°S 69.85389°W / -17.48750; -69.85389[1]
Coruña is located in Peru
LocationPeru, Tacna Region
Parent rangeAndes, Barroso

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ ""Nevado Coruna", retrieved on January 22, 2014
  2. ^ "Nevado Coruña, Peru - Geographical Names, map, geographic coordinates". Retrieved 2017-07-07.
  3. ^ a b - UGEL map of the Tacna Province (Tacna Region)
  4. ^ Ludovico Bertonio, Aymara-Spanish Dictionary (transcription)