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Veronica (mountain)

Veronica,[2][3][4] also called Huacrahuilki[5] ("horn pass"),[6] Huacay Huilcay,[3] Wayna Willka,[4] Waqaywillka,[3] Urubamba[7] ("spider's plain"),[6][8] or Padre Eterno,[5][3] is a 5,893 m (19,334 ft)[2] mountain in the Urubamba mountain range in the Andes of Peru. It is located in the Cusco Region, La Convención Province, Huayopata District, and in the Urubamba Province, Ollantaytambo District[9] northwest of the town of Ollantaytambo.

Veronica
Willka Weqe, Huacrahuilki
Urubamba
Nevado Verónica.jpg
Highest point
Elevation5,893 m (19,334 ft)
Coordinates13°09′51″S 72°19′33″W / 13.16417°S 72.32583°W / -13.16417; -72.32583Coordinates: 13°09′51″S 72°19′33″W / 13.16417°S 72.32583°W / -13.16417; -72.32583
Geography
Veronica is located in Peru
Veronica
Veronica
Peru
LocationPeru, Cusco Region
Parent rangeAndes, Urubamba
Climbing
First ascent1- 1956 via N.E. ridge: N. face-1973: S.W. rib-1977: N.E. buttress attempt-1983 (see AAJ, 26 (1984): 208-9)[1]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Jill Neate, Mountaineering in the Andes, 1994
  2. ^ a b Peru 1:100 000, Urubamba (27-r). IGN (Instituto Geográfico Nacional - Perú).
  3. ^ a b c d Biggar, John (2005). The Andes: A Guide for Climbers. Andes. p. 113. ISBN 9780953608720.
  4. ^ a b "Nevado Verónica - Andeshandbook". www.andeshandbook.org. Retrieved 2016-07-14.
  5. ^ a b Echevarría, Evelio (1973). "A Survey of Andean Ascents". American Alpine Journal. 18–2 (47): 389. ISBN 9780930410704.
  6. ^ a b Diccionario Quechua - Español - Quechua, Academía Mayor de la Lengua Quechua, Gobierno Regional Cusco, Cusco 2005 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  7. ^ Peru 1:100 000, Urubamba (244). Defense Mapping Agency / US Government.
  8. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  9. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe Map of the Urubamba Province