Puscanturpa

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Puscanturpa (possibly from Quechua puchka, puska spindle, -n a suffix, t'urpu pointed, sharp,[2]) is a mountain in the south of the Huayhuash mountain range in the Andes of Peru, about 5,400 metres (17,717 ft) high. It is located in the Huánuco Region, Lauricocha Province, Jesús District, and in the Lima Region, Cajatambo Province, Cajatambo District. Puscanturpa lies northwest of the lake and the mountain named Suerococha and northeast of Cuyoc.

Puscanturpa
Puscanturpa is located in Peru
Puscanturpa
Puscanturpa
Peru
Highest point
Elevation5,400 m (17,700 ft) [1]
Coordinates10°22′02″S 76°51′51″W / 10.36722°S 76.86417°W / -10.36722; -76.86417Coordinates: 10°22′02″S 76°51′51″W / 10.36722°S 76.86417°W / -10.36722; -76.86417
Naming
Language of nameQuechua
Geography
LocationPeru, Huánuco Region, Lima Region
Parent rangeAndes, Huayhuash
Climbing
First ascentPável Korzek and Gregar Krezal

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe UGEL map of the Cajatambo Province (Lima Region)]
  2. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)