Paqu Paquni

Paqu Paquni (Aymara paqu paqu sorrel colored, paqu a kind of edible herb,[2] the reduplication indicates that there is a group or a complex of something, -ni a suffix to indicate ownership, "the sorrel colored one" or "the one with a complex of the paqu herb", Hispanicized spelling Pacopacone) is a 5,031-metre-high (16,506 ft) mountain in the Andes of Peru. It is situated in the Moquegua Region, General Sánchez Cerro Province, Chojata District, east of Jukumarini Lake.[1][3]

Paqu Paquni
Paqu Paquni is located in Peru
Paqu Paquni
Paqu Paquni
Peru
Highest point
Elevation5,031 m (16,506 ft) [1]
Coordinates16°22′55″S 70°31′32″W / 16.38194°S 70.52556°W / -16.38194; -70.52556Coordinates: 16°22′55″S 70°31′32″W / 16.38194°S 70.52556°W / -16.38194; -70.52556
Geography
LocationPeru, Moquegua Region, General Sánchez Cerro Province
Parent rangeAndes

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Cerro Pacopacone". IGN, Peru. Retrieved February 2, 2015.[permanent dead link]
  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. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the General Sánchez Cerro Province (Moquegua Region)