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Pallqa K'ark'a (Aymara pallqa bifurcation, k'ark'a crevice, fissure, crack,[2] "bifurcation crevice", also spelled Palca Karka) is a 5,046-metre-high (16,555 ft) mountain in the Cordillera Real in the Andes of Bolivia. It is situated in the La Paz Department, Larecaja Province, in the south-west of the Guanay Municipality. Pallqa K'ark'a lies north-east of the mountain Chachakumani at the confluence of the rivers Ch'ijini (Chiquini) and Waraqu (Waraco).[1][3]

Pallqa K'ark'a
Pallqa K'ark'a is located in Bolivia
Pallqa K'ark'a
Pallqa K'ark'a
Location in Bolivia
Highest point
Elevation 5,046 m (16,555 ft) [1]
Coordinates 15°57′39″S 68°19′36″W / 15.96083°S 68.32667°W / -15.96083; -68.32667Coordinates: 15°57′39″S 68°19′36″W / 15.96083°S 68.32667°W / -15.96083; -68.32667
Location Bolivia,
La Paz Department, Larecaja Province
Parent range Andes, Cordillera Real


  1. ^ a b Bolivian IGM map 1:50,000 Comunidad Amaguaya 5946-III
  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. ^ "Guanay". INE, Bolivia. Archived from the original on October 6, 2014. Retrieved October 1, 2014.  (unnamed)