Paria (Peru)

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Paria (possibly from Quechua for reddish, copper or sparrow,[2][3][4]) is a 5,190-metre-high (17,028 ft) mountain in the northern part of the Huayhuash mountain range in the Andes of Peru. It is located in the Ancash Region, Bolognesi Province, Pacllón District, and in the Huánuco Region, Lauricocha Province, Queropalca District. Paria lies northwest of Mitococha and south of Gasha.

Paria
Paria is located in Peru
Paria
Paria
Peru
Highest point
Elevation5,190 m (17,030 ft) [1]
Coordinates10°11′37″S 76°54′42″W / 10.19361°S 76.91167°W / -10.19361; -76.91167Coordinates: 10°11′37″S 76°54′42″W / 10.19361°S 76.91167°W / -10.19361; -76.91167
Geography
LocationPeru, Ancash Region, Huánuco Region
Parent rangeAndes, Huayhuash

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cerro Paria". IGN, Peru. Archived from the original on September 24, 2015. Retrieved March 16, 2015. (unnamed)
  2. ^ César W. Astuhuamán Gonzáles, Pariacaca: un oráculo imperial andino: "Respecto al significado del nombre de la deidad, los términos Paria (rojiza) y caca (montaña), aluden a una montaña rojiza, ... ."
  3. ^ Rodolfo Cerrón-Palomino, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Sufijos arcaicos quechuas en la toponimia andina, Etimologias, Lexis XXVI. 2 (2002): 559-577
  4. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)