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Wanq'uri (Aymara wanq'u guinea pig,[2] -ri a suffix, Hispanicized spelling Huancure) is a mountain in the Andes of southern Peru, about 5,074.9 metres (16,650 ft) high. It lies in the Puno Region, El Collao Province, Capazo District. Wanq'uri is situated southeast of the mountain Sura Wiqu and northeast of the mountains Tuma Tumani and Ch'ila (Chila).[3]

Wanq'uri
Wanq'uri is located in Peru
Wanq'uri
Wanq'uri
Peru
Highest point
Elevation5,074.9 m (16,650 ft) [1]
Coordinates17°7′44″S 69°40′53″W / 17.12889°S 69.68139°W / -17.12889; -69.68139Coordinates: 17°7′44″S 69°40′53″W / 17.12889°S 69.68139°W / -17.12889; -69.68139
Geography
LocationPeru, Puno Region, El Collao Province
Parent rangeAndes

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "South America Maps". Joint Operations Graphic. Retrieved July 15, 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. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the El Collao Province (Puno Region)