Puma Wayin (Aija)

Puma Wayin (Quechua puma cougar, puma, Ancash Quechua wayi house,[2][3] "cougar house", -n a suffix, also spelled Pumahuain) is a mountain in the Cordillera Negra in the Andes of Peru which reaches a height of approximately 4,400 m (14,436 ft). It is located in the Ancash Region, Aija Province, La Merced District.[1]

Puma Wayin
Puma Wayin is located in Peru
Puma Wayin
Puma Wayin
Peru
Highest point
Elevation4,400 m (14,400 ft) [1]
Coordinates9°41′54″S 77°33′55″W / 9.69833°S 77.56528°W / -9.69833; -77.56528Coordinates: 9°41′54″S 77°33′55″W / 9.69833°S 77.56528°W / -9.69833; -77.56528
Geography
LocationPeru, Ancash Region
Parent rangeAndes, Cordillera Negra

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Aija Province (Ancash Region)
  2. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  3. ^ Leonel Alexander Menacho López, Yachakuqkunapa Shimi Qullqa, Anqash Qhichwa Shimichaw (Ministerio de Educación), Wordbook Ancash Quechua-Spanish