Huascacocha (Lima)

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Huascacocha or Wask'aqucha (Quechua wask'a rectangle / long, qucha lake,[2][3][4] "rectangle lake" or "long lake", Hispanicized spelling Huascacocha) is a lake in Peru located in the Lima Region, Yauyos Province, Ayaviri District, Yauyos quinches District.[5] It is situated at a height of about 4,250 metres (13,944 ft).[6] Huascacocha lies between the mountains Huayna Cotoni and Qutuni in the north and Llongote in the south, southeast of the lake Tikllaqucha.

Huascacocha
Huascacocha is located in Peru
Huascacocha
Huascacocha
LocationPeru
Lima Region
Coordinates12°18′31.9″S 75°58′33.3″W / 12.308861°S 75.975917°W / -12.308861; -75.975917Coordinates: 12°18′31.9″S 75°58′33.3″W / 12.308861°S 75.975917°W / -12.308861; -75.975917[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ mapcarta.com "Laguna Huascacocha", retrieved on January 15, 2014
  2. ^ idiomarunasimi.com.ar Archived 2014-01-16 at the Wayback Machine Pachakallpa Yachay - Ingeniería civil, A list of technical Quechua expressions (Quechua-Spanish)
  3. ^ Ministerio de la Mujer y Desarollo Social, Perú, Palabras Clave para la Atención en Salud, Quechua
  4. ^ Teofilo Laime Acopa, Diccionario Bilingüe, Iskay simipi yuyay k'ancha, Quechua – Castellano, Castellano – Quechua (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  5. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Yauyos Province (Lima Region)
  6. ^ John Biggar, The Andes: A Guide for Climbers, p. 105