Kunkush Kancha

Kunkush Kancha (Ancash Quechua kunkush Puya raimondii, Quechua kancha enclosure; corral,[2][3] 'the Puya raimondii field', also spelled Cuncushcancha) is a mountain in the Cordillera Negra in the Andes of Peru which reaches a height of approximately 4,600 m (15,100 ft). It is located in the Ancash Region, Huarmey Province, Malvas District, and in the Recuay Province, Cotaparaco District.[1]

Kunkush Kancha
Kunkush Kancha is located in Peru
Kunkush Kancha
Kunkush Kancha
Peru
Highest point
Elevation4,600 m (15,100 ft) [1]
Coordinates9°55′07″S 77°35′06″W / 9.91861°S 77.58500°W / -9.91861; -77.58500Coordinates: 9°55′07″S 77°35′06″W / 9.91861°S 77.58500°W / -9.91861; -77.58500
Geography
LocationPeru, Ancash Region
Parent rangeAndes, Cordillera Negra

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Recuay Province (Ancash Region)
  2. ^ Leonel Alexander Menacho López, Yachakuqkunapa Shimi Qullqa, Anqash Qhichwa Shimichaw (Ministerio de Educación), Wordbook Ancash Quechua-Spanish
  3. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)