Lake Tinquicocha

Lake Tinquicocha[1][2] (possibly from Quechua t'inki union, qucha lake)[citation needed] is a lake in Peru[1] located in the Huanuco Region, Lauricocha Province, Cauri District at a height of about 4,365 m.[3] It is located in the Raura mountain range, southeast of Lake Patarcocha, west of Lake Carhuacocha and north of the smaller Lake Puyhuancocha.[2] Lake Tinquicocha is 2 km long and 0.47 km at its widest point.[citation needed]

Lake Tinquicocha
LocationHuanuco Region
Coordinates10°25′32″S 76°44′07″W / 10.42556°S 76.73528°W / -10.42556; -76.73528Coordinates: 10°25′32″S 76°44′07″W / 10.42556°S 76.73528°W / -10.42556; -76.73528
Basin countriesPeru
Max. length2 km (1.2 mi)
Max. width0.47 km (0.29 mi)
Surface elevation4,365 m (14,321 ft)

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b Map of the area
  2. ^ a b Peru 1:100 000, Yanahuanca (21-j). IGN (Instituto Geográfico Nacional - Perú).
  3. ^ "Mapa UGEL Lauricocha" (PDF). Mapas DRE y UGEL. ESCALE - Ministerio de Educación - Perú. 2010. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-08-21. Retrieved 2016-06-18.