Kushuru Hirka

Kushuru Hirka (Ancash Quechua kushuru an edible kind of seaweed, hirka mountain,[2][3] "kushuru mountain", also spelled Cushuroirca) 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 lies in the Ancash Region, Recuay Province, on the border of the districts of Cotaparaco and Tapacocha.[1]

Kushuru Hirka
Kushuru Hirka is located in Peru
Kushuru Hirka
Kushuru Hirka
Highest point
Elevation4,600 m (15,100 ft) [1]
Coordinates9°56′36″S 77°29′22″W / 9.94333°S 77.48944°W / -9.94333; -77.48944Coordinates: 9°56′36″S 77°29′22″W / 9.94333°S 77.48944°W / -9.94333; -77.48944
LocationPeru, Ancash Region
Parent rangeAndes, Cordillera Negra


  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. ^ homepage.ntlworld.com/robert_beer Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine Robert Beér, Armando Muyolemaj, Dr. Hernán S. Aguilarpaj, Vocabulario comparativo, quechua ecuatoriano - quechua ancashino - castellano - English, Brighton 2006