Yanawara (Puno)

Yanawara (Quechua yana black, wara trousers[3] "black trousers", Hispanicized spelling Yanahuara) or Mina Punta[1] (also Minapunta) is a mountain in the Andes of Peru, about 5,465 metres (17,930 ft) high. It is located in the Puno Region, Lampa Province, on the border of the districts Palca and Paratía. Yanawara lies northwest of the lake Sayt'uqucha.[4]

Mina Punta
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The lake Lagunillas with the Sillapaka mountain range in the background (on the left). The peak of Yanawara (Mina Punta) is visible behind it (center-left).
Highest point
Elevation5,465 m (17,930 ft) [1]
Coordinates15°22′06″S 70°40′46″W / 15.36833°S 70.67944°W / -15.36833; -70.67944Coordinates: 15°22′06″S 70°40′46″W / 15.36833°S 70.67944°W / -15.36833; -70.67944[2]
Yanawara is located in Peru
LocationPeru, Puno Region, Lampa Province
Parent rangeAndes
First ascent1972 via N. ridge[1]

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  1. ^ a b c Taken from Mountaineering in the Andes by Jill Neate Peru RGS-IBG Expedition Advisory Centre, 2nd edition, May 1994
  2. ^ "Nevados". IGN, Peru. Retrieved June 7, 2014.
  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 Lampa Province (Puno Region)