Pacoorcco (Moquegua)

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Pacoorcco (possibly from Quechua p'aqu blond, fair, a color similar to gold, urqu mountain,[2] "'blond' or slightly golden mountain") erroneously also Poocoorco, is a 4,940-metre-high (16,207 ft) mountain in the Andes of Peru. The mountain is located in the Moquegua Region, General Sánchez Cerro Province, Ubinas District, north-east of the active volcano Ubinas and south of the mountain Pirhuane.[3]

Pacoorcco
Ubinas Volcano, Peru.jpg
Satellite image of the volcano Ubinas (on the left), Pacoorcco (the light-colored complex north-east of it) and Pirhuane (north of Pacoorcco)
Highest point
Elevation4,940 m (16,210 ft) [1]
Coordinates16°18′10″S 70°49′2″W / 16.30278°S 70.81722°W / -16.30278; -70.81722Coordinates: 16°18′10″S 70°49′2″W / 16.30278°S 70.81722°W / -16.30278; -70.81722
Geography
Pacoorcco is located in Peru
Pacoorcco
Pacoorcco
Peru
LocationPeru, Moquegua Region, General Sánchez Cerro Province
Parent rangeAndes

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Valoración del Servicio Ambiental de Provisión de Agua con Base en la Reserva Nacional Salinas y Aguada Blanca - Cuenca del Río Chili, PROFONANPE, Lima, 2007
  2. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  3. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the General Sánchez Cerro (Moquegua Region)