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Uma Jalanta (La Paz)

Uma Jalanta (Aymara uma water, jalaña to fly, running of water,[2] -nta a suffix, also spelled Huma Halanta, Umajalanta) is a mountain in the Cordillera Real in the Andes of Bolivia, about 5,723 metres (18,776 ft) high. It is located in the La Paz Department, Larecaja Province, Sorata Municipality. It lies south-east of the mountains Janq'u Uma and Janq'u Piti, near the mountain Misk'i T'ant'a.[3][4]

Uma Jalanta
Uma Jalanta is located in Bolivia
Uma Jalanta
Uma Jalanta
Location within Bolivia
Highest point
Elevation5,723 m (18,776 ft) [1]
Coordinates15°52′17″S 68°28′06″W / 15.87139°S 68.46833°W / -15.87139; -68.46833Coordinates: 15°52′17″S 68°28′06″W / 15.87139°S 68.46833°W / -15.87139; -68.46833
Geography
LocationBolivia,
La Paz Department, Larecaja Province, Sorata Municipality
Parent rangeAndes, Cordillera Real

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bolivia Climbing Info". Bolivia Climbing Info. Retrieved October 4, 2014.
  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. ^ www.wgms.ch Archived 2014-10-06 at the Wayback Machine. Map of the area
  4. ^ "Sorata". INE, Bolivia. Retrieved October 4, 2014. (unnamed)