Pirhuane (mountain)

Pirhuane (possibly from Aymara pirwa, piwra granary,[2][3] -ni a suffix to indicate ownership, "the one with a granary") is a 4,994-metre-high (16,385 ft) mountain in the Moquegua Region in the Andes of Peru. It is situated in the General Sánchez Cerro Province, Ubinas District. Pirwani is situated northeast of the active volcano Ubinas.[4] Like the mountains south of Pirhuane, Pacoorcco and Huitoni, Pirhuane lies on the eastern border of the buffer zone of the Salinas and Aguada Blanca National Reservation.[1]

Pirhuane
Ubinas Volcano, Peru.jpg
Satellite image of the volcano Ubinas (on the left), Pacoorcco (the light-colored complex northeast of it) and Pirhuane (north of Pacoorcco)
Highest point
Elevation4,994 m (16,385 ft) [1]
Coordinates16°15′35″S 70°49′25″W / 16.25972°S 70.82361°W / -16.25972; -70.82361Coordinates: 16°15′35″S 70°49′25″W / 16.25972°S 70.82361°W / -16.25972; -70.82361
Geography
Pirhuane is located in Peru
Pirhuane
Pirhuane
Peru
LocationPeru, Moquegua Region, General Sánchez Cerro Province
Parent rangeAndes

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b 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. ^ Ministerio de Educación, Dirección National de Educación Bilingue Intercultural, Yatiqirinaka Aru Pirwa, Lima, 2005 (Aymara-Spanish dictionary)
  3. ^ 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)
  4. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the General Sánchez Cerro Province (Arequipa Region)