Huancune (Peru)

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Huancune (possibly from Aymara wanq'u guinea pig)[3] is a volcano[1] in the Barroso mountain range in the Andes of Peru, about 5,567 m (18,264 ft) high. It is situated in the Tacna Region, Tacna Province, Palca District, southeast of Achacollo and north of the Chupiquiña volcano.[4]

Huancune
Huancune is located in Peru
Huancune
Huancune
Peru
Highest point
Elevation5,567 m (18,264 ft) [1]
Coordinates17°35′42.7″S 69°47′21.3″W / 17.595194°S 69.789250°W / -17.595194; -69.789250Coordinates: 17°35′42.7″S 69°47′21.3″W / 17.595194°S 69.789250°W / -17.595194; -69.789250[2]
Geography
LocationPeru, Tacna Region
Parent rangeAndes, Barroso
Map of the area showing Huancune

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b biblioineipub Archived 2014-02-01 at the Wayback Machine INEI, Peru, Departamento Tacna: Principales elevaciónes con indicación de su tipo, ubicación, geografía y política (in Spanish)
  2. ^ mapcarta.com ""Nevado Huancune", retrieved on January 22, 2014
  3. ^ 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)
  4. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Tacna Province (Tacna Region)