Huascacocha (possibly from Quechua waskha (also waska) rope, qucha lake,) is a lake in Peru located in the Junín Region, Yauli Province, Carhuacayan District. It is situated at a height of approximately 4,484 m (14,711 ft), about 5.10 km long and 0.95 km at its widest point.
|Max. length||5.10 km (3.17 mi)|
|Max. width||0.95 km (0.59 mi)|
|Surface elevation||4,484 m (14,711 ft)|
In 2012 the Huascacocha dam was inaugurated. The dam lies was erected at the southeastern end of the lake.
- Teofilo Laime Ajacopa (2007). Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk’anch [Quechua-English dictionary] (PDF). La Paz, Bolivia.
- escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Yauli Province (Junín Region)
- "Presidente Humala inauguró represa de Huascacocha que garantizará suministro de agua a 2.5 millones de limeños". presidencia.gob.pe. Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved December 31, 2015.
- INEI, Compendio Estadistica 2007, page 26