Wallqaqucha

Wallqaqucha (Quechua wallqa collar, qucha lake,[2] "collar lake", also spelled Huallcacocha) is a lake in the Cordillera Blanca in the Andes of Peru. It is situated at a height of 4,355 m (14,288 ft) comprising an area of 0.163066 km2 (163,066 m2).[1] It is located in the Ancash Region, Carhuaz Province, Shilla District, northwest of Wallqan. Wallqaqucha lies at the feet of Chiqllarahu, northeast and north of Awkishqucha and Chiqllaqucha.[3]

Wallqaqucha
LocationPeru
Ancash Region
Coordinates9°09′43″S 77°32′38″W / 9.16194°S 77.54389°W / -9.16194; -77.54389Coordinates: 9°09′43″S 77°32′38″W / 9.16194°S 77.54389°W / -9.16194; -77.54389
Surface area0.163066 km2 (163,066 m2)[1]
Surface elevation4,355 m (14,288 ft)[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Ministerio de Agricultura, Autoridad Nacional del Agua, Inventario de Lagunas Glaciares del Perú, Huaraz 2014
  2. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  3. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Carhuaz Province (Ancash Region)