Suyt'uqucha (Apurímac)

Suyt'uqucha (Quechua suyt'u, sayt'u rectangular, qucha lake, lagoon,[1] "rectangular lake", hispanicized spelling Suytuccocha) is a lake in Peru located in the Apurímac Region, Andahuaylas Province, Andahuaylas District.[2][3] It is situated at a height of about 4,272 metres (14,016 ft), about 2.49 km long and 0.8 km at its widest point. Suyt'uqucha lies southwest of Antaqucha ("copper lake") of the San Jerónimo District.

LocationApurímac Region
Coordinates13°49′33″S 73°16′26″W / 13.82583°S 73.27389°W / -13.82583; -73.27389Coordinates: 13°49′33″S 73°16′26″W / 13.82583°S 73.27389°W / -13.82583; -73.27389
Basin countriesPeru
Max. length2.49 km (1.55 mi)
Max. width0.8 km (0.50 mi)
Surface elevation4,272 m (14,016 ft)

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  2. ^ Map of the area showing "Laguna Suytuccocha"
  3. ^ - UGEL map of the Andahuaylas Province (Apurímac Region) "Lago Suytuccocha"