Lake Pomacocha (Ayacucho)

Lake Pomacocha[1] (possibly from Quechua puma cougar, puma, qucha lake, "puma lake") is a lake in Peru located in the Ayacucho Region, Vilcas Huamán Province.[1] at a height of about 3,300 m.[citation needed] It is situated southwest of the town of Vischongo.[1] Pomacocha is 0.86 km long and 0.17 km at its widest point.[citation needed] The archaeological site called Inti Watana or Pomacocha lies at its shore.

Lake Pomacocha
Pumacocha Archaeological site - overview.jpg
Lake Pomacocha is located in Peru
Lake Pomacocha
Lake Pomacocha
LocationAyacucho Region
Coordinates13°35′58″S 74°00′45″W / 13.59944°S 74.01250°W / -13.59944; -74.01250Coordinates: 13°35′58″S 74°00′45″W / 13.59944°S 74.01250°W / -13.59944; -74.01250
Basin countriesPeru
Max. length0.86 km (0.53 mi)
Max. width0.17 km (0.11 mi)
Surface elevation3,300 m (10,800 ft)

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  1. ^ a b c - Map of the Vilcas Huamán Province (Ayacucho Region)

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