Yuraq Urqu (Bolivia)

Yuraq Urqu (Quechua yuraq white, urqu mountain,[2] "white mountain", also spelled Yuraj Orkho) is a 4,504-metre-high (14,777 ft) mountain in the Andes of Bolivia. It is situated in the Potosí Department, Sud Lípez Province, San Pablo de Lípez Municipality, southwest of San Pablo de Lípez. Yuraq Urqu lies between the Qullpa Mayu ("salty river", Kollpamayu) in the north and the Yana Mayu ("black river") in the south, north of Yana Urqu.[1][3]

Yuraq Urqu
Yuraq Urqu is located in Bolivia
Yuraq Urqu
Yuraq Urqu
Location in Bolivia
Highest point
Elevation4,504 m (14,777 ft) [1]
Listing
Coordinates21°44′55″S 66°41′19″W / 21.74861°S 66.68861°W / -21.74861; -66.68861Coordinates: 21°44′55″S 66°41′19″W / 21.74861°S 66.68861°W / -21.74861; -66.68861
Geography
LocationBolivia, Potosí Department, Sud Lípez Province
Parent rangeAndes

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Bolivian IGM map 1:50,000 San Pablo de Lípez 6228-I
  2. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  3. ^ "San Pablo de Lípez". ine.gob.bo. Retrieved September 6, 2014. (unnamed)