Puka Ranra (Yungay)

Puka Ranra (Quechua puka red, ranra stony; stony ground,[2][3] "red, stony ground", also spelled Pucaranra) is a mountain in the Cordillera Negra in the Andes of Peru which reaches a height of approximately 4,600 m (15,100 ft). It is located in the Ancash Region, Yungay Province, Quillo District. Puka Ranra lies southwest of a lake named Qanchisqucha (Quechua for "seven lakes").[1][2]

Puka Ranra
Puka Ranra is located in Peru
Puka Ranra
Puka Ranra
Highest point
Elevation4,600 m (15,100 ft) [1]
Coordinates9°15′57″S 77°48′56″W / 9.26583°S 77.81556°W / -9.26583; -77.81556Coordinates: 9°15′57″S 77°48′56″W / 9.26583°S 77.81556°W / -9.26583; -77.81556
LocationPeru, Ancash Region
Parent rangeAndes, Cordillera Negra


  1. ^ a b escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Yungay Province (Ancash Region)
  2. ^ a b Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  3. ^ Diccionario Quechua - Español - Quechua, Academía Mayor de la Lengua Quechua, Gobierno Regional Cusco, Cusco 2005 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)