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Mullu Apachita[1] (Aymara mullu colored stone like a coral with which they make necklaces, apachita the place of transit of an important pass in the principal routes of the Andes; name in the Andes for a stone cairn, a little pile of rocks built along the trail in the high mountains,[2][3][4] hispanicized spelling Mullu Apacheta) is a mountain in the Cordillera Real in the Andes of Bolivia, about 5,368 metres (17,612 ft) high. It is located in the La Paz Department at the border of the Larecaja Province, Guanay Municipality, and the Los Andes Province, Batallas Municipality.[5] It is situated southeast of the mountains Wila Lluxita and Janq'u Uyu.

Mullu Apachita
Mullu Apachita is located in Bolivia
Mullu Apachita
Mullu Apachita
Location in Bolivia
Highest point
Elevation5,368 m (17,612 ft) [1]
Coordinates16°3′52″S 68°17′20″W / 16.06444°S 68.28889°W / -16.06444; -68.28889Coordinates: 16°3′52″S 68°17′20″W / 16.06444°S 68.28889°W / -16.06444; -68.28889
La Paz Department, Los Andes Province, Batallas Municipality
Parent rangeAndes, Cordillera Real

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  1. ^ a b "Cordillera Real Topographical Map, Bolivia". Retrieved August 23, 2014. (north is upper left)
  2. ^ Radio San Gabriel, "Instituto Radiofonico de Promoción Aymara" (IRPA) 1993, Republicado por Instituto de las Lenguas y Literaturas Andinas-Amazónicas (ILLLA-A) 2011, Transcripción del Vocabulario de la Lengua Aymara, P. Ludovico Bertonio 1612 (Spanish-Aymara-Aymara-Spanish dictionary)
  3. ^ (Aymara-Spanish dictionary)
  4. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  5. ^ "Batallas". INE, Bolivia. Archived from the original on August 26, 2014. Retrieved August 23, 2014. (unnamed)