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Tira K'ark'a (Aymara tira cradle, k'ark'a crevice, fissure, crack,[2] also spelled Tirakarka) is a mountain in the Cordillera Real in the Andes of Bolivia, about 4,974 metres (16,319 ft) high. It lies in the La Paz Department, Los Andes Province, Batallas Municipality. Tira K'ark'a is situated at the lake Q'ara Quta south-west of the mountain Phaq'u Kiwuta.[1][3]

Tira K'ark'a
Tira K'ark'a is located in Bolivia
Tira K'ark'a
Tira K'ark'a
Location in Bolivia
Highest point
Elevation4,974 m (16,319 ft) [1]
Coordinates16°7′55″S 68°21′39″W / 16.13194°S 68.36083°W / -16.13194; -68.36083Coordinates: 16°7′55″S 68°21′39″W / 16.13194°S 68.36083°W / -16.13194; -68.36083
Geography
LocationBolivia,
La Paz Department, Los Andes Province, Pucarani
Parent rangeAndes, Cordillera Real

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  1. ^ a b "Cordillera Real Topographical Map, Bolivia". summitpost.org. Retrieved August 23, 2014. (north is upper left) (unnamed, 4,974 m)
  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. ^ "Batallas". INE, Bolivia. Retrieved August 24, 2014.