T'uquyuq

T'uquyuq (Quechua t'uqu a niche, hole or gap in the wall, -yuq a suffix,[2] "the one with gaps in the wall", also spelled Tucuyoc) is a mountain in the Cordillera Negra in the Andes of Peru which reaches a height of approximately 4,400 m (14,400 ft). It lies in the Ancash Region, Recuay Province, Tapacocha District, southwest of the lake and the mountain named Yanaqucha ("black lake").[1]

T'uquyuq
T'uquyuq is located in Peru
T'uquyuq
T'uquyuq
Peru
Highest point
Elevation4,400 m (14,400 ft) [1]
Coordinates9°59′38″S 77°31′24″W / 9.99389°S 77.52333°W / -9.99389; -77.52333Coordinates: 9°59′38″S 77°31′24″W / 9.99389°S 77.52333°W / -9.99389; -77.52333
Geography
LocationPeru, Ancash
Parent rangeCordillera Negra

ReferencesEdit

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