Urus (mountain)

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Urus,[1][2] also known as Yanaraju[3] (possibly from Quechua yana black, rahu snow, ice, mountain with snow,[4][5] "black snow peak"), is a 5,423-metre-high (17,792 ft) mountain in the Cordillera Blanca in the Andes of Peru.[1][2][3] It located between Carhuaz and Huaraz provinces, in Ancash. Urus lies in Huascarán National Park, west of Tocllaraju.[1]

Huascaran park Ishinca Tocllaraju panormica.jpg
Urus in front of Huascarán and Copa (on the left)
Highest point
Elevation5,423 m (17,792 ft)
Coordinates9°21′18″S 77°26′06″W / 9.35500°S 77.43500°W / -9.35500; -77.43500Coordinates: 9°21′18″S 77°26′06″W / 9.35500°S 77.43500°W / -9.35500; -77.43500
Urus is located in Peru
LocationPeru, Ancash Region
Parent rangeAndes, Cordillera Blanca


  1. ^ a b c Alpenvereinskarte 0/3a. Cordillera Blanca Nord (Peru). 1:100 000. Oesterreichischer Alpenverein. 2005. ISBN 3-928777-57-2.
  2. ^ a b Biggar, John (2005). The Andes: A Guide for Climbers. Andes. p. 80. ISBN 9780953608720.
  3. ^ a b Peru 1:100 000, Huari (19-i). IGN (Instituto Geográfico Nacional - Perú).
  4. ^ "babylon.com". Archived from the original on 2014-12-29. Retrieved 2015-04-18.
  5. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)

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