T'uru (Quechua for mud,[2] also spelled Toro) is a mountain in the Cordillera Central in the Andes of Peru which reaches an altitude of approximately 5,100 m (16,700 ft). It is situated in the Lima Region, Yauyos Province, in the districts of Colonia and Huantan. T'uru lies southeast of Upyanqa and Wankarqucha east of the lake named Wankarqucha. There is a little lake southeast of the mountain which is named Chullumpiqucha ("lake of the white-tufted grebe", Hispanicized spelling Chullumpicocha).[1][3]

T'uru
T'uru is located in Peru
T'uru
T'uru
Peru
Highest point
Elevation5,100 m (16,700 ft)[1]
Coordinates12°36′24″S 75°45′53″W / 12.60667°S 75.76472°W / -12.60667; -75.76472Coordinates: 12°36′24″S 75°45′53″W / 12.60667°S 75.76472°W / -12.60667; -75.76472
Geography
LocationPeru, Lima Region
Parent rangeAndes, Cordillera Central

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Yauyos Province (Lima Region) (unnamed)
  2. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  3. ^ Peru 1:100,000, Tupe 1745, Map prepared and published by the Defense Mapping Agency, Hydrographic/Topographic Center, Bethesda, MD