Waykira

Waykira (Aymara wayku gorge; mountain brook, ira mine,[2] "gorge mine" or "mountain brook mine", also spelled Huayquera) is a mountain in the Andes of Peru, about 5,200 metres (17,060 ft) high. It is located in the Puno Region, Lampa Province, on the border of the districts Palca and Paratía. Waykira lies southeast of the mountain Qillqa and south of Hatun Pastu.[1]

Waykira
Waykira is located in Peru
Waykira
Waykira
Peru
Highest point
Elevation5,200 m (17,100 ft) [1]
Coordinates15°20′50″S 70°42′33″W / 15.34722°S 70.70917°W / -15.34722; -70.70917Coordinates: 15°20′50″S 70°42′33″W / 15.34722°S 70.70917°W / -15.34722; -70.70917
Geography
LocationPeru, Puno Region
Parent rangeAndes

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Lampa Province (Puno Region)
  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)