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Mituraju[1][2] (possibly from Quechua mit'u, mitu mud, rahu snow, ice, mountain with snow)[3][4] is a 5,750-metre-high (18,865 ft)[1] mountain in the north of the Huayhuash mountain range in the Andes of Peru.[1] It is located in the Ancash Region, Bolognesi Province, Pacllón District, and in the Huánuco Region, Lauricocha Province, Queropalca District.[5] Mituraju lies southeast of Rondoy and southwest of Lake Mitucocha.[1][5]

Jirishanca and Rondoy.jpg
Mituraju (center-right) and Rondoy as seen from Lake Mitucocha
Highest point
Elevation5,750 m (18,860 ft) [1]
Coordinates10°13′48″S 76°54′51″W / 10.23000°S 76.91417°W / -10.23000; -76.91417Coordinates: 10°13′48″S 76°54′51″W / 10.23000°S 76.91417°W / -10.23000; -76.91417
Mituraju is located in Peru
LocationAncash Region, Huánuco Region
Parent rangeAndes, Huayhuash

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b c d e Alpenvereinskarte 0/3c. Cordillera Huayhuash (Peru). 1:50 000. Oesterreichischer Alpenverein. 2008. ISBN 9783937530079.
  2. ^ Frimer, Jeremy (2005). Climbs and Treks in the Cordillera Huayhuash of Peru. Elaho Pub. pp. 96, 98. ISBN 9780973303551.
  3. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  4. ^ "". Archived from the original on 2014-12-29. Retrieved 2015-06-16.
  5. ^ a b - UGEL map of the Bolognesi Province (Ancash Region)