Ñausacocha

Ñausacocha
Ñausacocha is located in Peru
Ñausacocha
Ñausacocha
Peru
Highest point
Elevation5,152 m (16,903 ft) [1]
Coordinates10°28′49″S 75°56′33″W / 10.48028°S 75.94250°W / -10.48028; -75.94250Coordinates: 10°28′49″S 75°56′33″W / 10.48028°S 75.94250°W / -10.48028; -75.94250
Geography
LocationPeru, Pasco Region
Parent rangeAndes, Huaguruncho

Ñausacocha[1] (possibly from Quechua ñawsa blind, qucha lake,[2] "blind lake") is a 5,152-metre-high (16,903 ft) mountain and a nearby lake of the same name in the Huaguruncho mountain range in the Andes of Peru.[1] The mountain and the lake are located in the Pasco Region, Pasco Province, Ticlacayán District, north of Huaguruncho.[1][3]

Lake Ñausacocha lies at the southwestern slope of the peak at 10°29′19″S 75°57′05″W / 10.48861°S 75.95139°W / -10.48861; -75.95139.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c d e Peru 1:100 000, Pozuzo (21-l). IGN (Instituto Geográfico Nacional - Perú).
  2. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa (2007). Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk’anch [Quechua-English dictionary] (PDF). La Paz, Bolivia.
  3. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Pasco Province (Pasco Region)


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