Yanamayo

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Yanamayo (possibly from Quechua yana black, mayu river,[1] "black river") is a river in the Ancash Region in Peru. It flows along the border between the provinces Carlos Fermín Fitzcarrald and Mariscal Luzuriaga and empties into the Marañón River as a left tributary. The confluence is on the border of the districts Eleazar Guzman Barron, San Nicolás and Canchabamba.[2]

Yanamayo
Puente de Pucayacu entre Llama y Yauya.jpg
Suspension bridge of Pucayacu across the river Yanamayo which connects the districts Llama and Yauya
EtymologyQuechua
Location
CountryPeru
RegionAncash Region, Huánuco Region
Physical characteristics
MouthMarañón River
Basin features
Tributaries 
 • leftPomapampa, Pampachara
 • rightTinkuq, San Nicolás

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  2. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Carlos Fermín Fitzcarrald Province (Ancash Region) showing "Río Yanamayo"