Yanajirca (Huánuco)

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Yanajirca (possibly from Quechua yana black, hirka mountain)[2] is a 4,782-metre-high (15,689 ft) mountain in the Andes of Peru. It lies in the north of the Raura mountain range and east of the Huayhuash range. The mountain is located in the Huánuco Region, Lauricocha Province, Jesús District. It is situated northwest of a lake named Patarcocha and southwest of Condorhuachanan. An intermittent stream named Luychos (Quechua for "deer", Luychu[3]) originates on the southern slope of Yanajirca. It flows to the Huayhuash River which belongs to the watershed of the Marañón River.[4]

Yanajirca is located in Peru
Highest point
Elevation4,782 m (15,689 ft) [1]
Coordinates10°21′39″S 76°47′38″W / 10.36083°S 76.79389°W / -10.36083; -76.79389Coordinates: 10°21′39″S 76°47′38″W / 10.36083°S 76.79389°W / -10.36083; -76.79389
LocationPeru, Huánuco Region
Parent rangeAndes, Raura

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Oskar E. Busch, Peru: Die schönsten Wanderungen und Trekkingtouren. 62 Touren
  2. ^ Robert Beér, Armando Muyolemaj, Dr. Hernán S. Aguilarpaj, Vocabulario comparativo, quechua ecuatoriano - quechua ancashino - castellano - English, Brighton 2006
  3. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  4. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Lauricocha Province (Huánuco Region)