Yuraq Yaku (Aija)

Yuraq Yaku (Quechua yuraq white, yaku water,[2] "white water", also spelled Yurac Yaco) is a mountain in the Cordillera Negra in the Andes of Peru which reaches a height of approximately 4,400 m (14,436 ft). It is located in the Ancash Region, Aija Province, Aija District.[1]

Yuraq Yaku
Yuraq Yaku is located in Peru
Yuraq Yaku
Yuraq Yaku
Highest point
Elevation4,400 m (14,400 ft) [1]
Coordinates9°51′37″S 77°30′28″W / 9.86028°S 77.50778°W / -9.86028; -77.50778Coordinates: 9°51′37″S 77°30′28″W / 9.86028°S 77.50778°W / -9.86028; -77.50778
LocationPeru, Ancash Region
Parent rangeAndes, Cordillera Negra


  1. ^ a b escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Aija Province (Ancash Region)
  2. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)