Lake Lejiacocha

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Lejiacocha[1][2][3] (possibly from Quechua lliklla a rectangular shoulder cloth, qucha lake,[4][5]) is a lake in the Cordillera Blanca in the Andes of Peru at 4,706 metres (15,440 ft) of elevation.[1][2] It is located in Marcará District, Carhuaz Province, Ancash.[3] Lejiacocha lies south-west of mount Copa.[2]

Lake Lejiacocha
Lake Lejiacocha is located in Peru
Lake Lejiacocha
Lake Lejiacocha
LocationPeru
Ancash Region
Coordinates9°17′09″S 77°30′20″W / 9.28583°S 77.50556°W / -9.28583; -77.50556Coordinates: 9°17′09″S 77°30′20″W / 9.28583°S 77.50556°W / -9.28583; -77.50556
Surface elevation4,706 m (15,440 ft)

Legiamayo River originates nearby the lake.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Peru 1:100 000, Carhuás (19-h). IGN (Instituto Geográfico Nacional - Perú).
  2. ^ a b c d Alpenvereinskarte 0/3a. Cordillera Blanca Nord (Peru). 1:100 000. Oesterreichischer Alpenverein. 2005. ISBN 3-928777-57-2.
  3. ^ a b http://escale.minedu.gob.pe/documents/10156/1367926/ugel_carhuaz.pdf - UGEL map of Carhuaz Province
  4. ^ Diccionario Quechua - Español - Quechua, Academía Mayor de la Lengua Quechua, Gobierno Regional Cusco, Cusco 2005
  5. ^ Teofilo Laime Acopa, Diccionario Bilingüe, Iskay simipi yuyay k'ancha, Quechua – Castellano, Castellano – Quechua