Tankani (Bolivia)

Tankani (Aymara tanka hat and biretta of priests,[2] -ni a suffix to indicate ownership, "the one with a biretta", Hispanicized spelling Tancani) is a 4,672-metre-high (15,328 ft) mountain in the Andes of Bolivia. It is located in the Oruro Department, Sajama Province, in the north of the Turco Municipality. Tankani is situated west of the mountain Yaritani and north-east of the mountain Mamaniri.[1][3]

Tankani
Tankani is located in Bolivia
Tankani
Tankani
Location in Bolivia
Highest point
Elevation4,672 m (15,328 ft) [1]
Listing
Coordinates18°08′51″S 68°17′49″W / 18.14750°S 68.29694°W / -18.14750; -68.29694Coordinates: 18°08′51″S 68°17′49″W / 18.14750°S 68.29694°W / -18.14750; -68.29694
Geography
LocationBolivia, Oruro Department, Sajama Province
Parent rangeAndes


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b BIGM map 1:50,000 Estancia Marcarani Hoja 5939-IV
  2. ^ Radio San Gabriel, "Instituto Radiofonico de Promoción Aymara" (IRPA) 1993, Republicado por Instituto de las Lenguas y Literaturas Andinas-Amazónicas (ILLLA-A) 2011, Transcripción del Vocabulario de la Lengua Aymara, P. Ludovico Bertonio 1612 (Spanish-Aymara-Aymara-Spanish dictionary)
  3. ^ "Turco". Archived from the original on March 3, 2016. Retrieved November 9, 2014. (unnamed)