Algay (Chaulán)

Algay is located in Peru
Highest point
Elevation4,425 m (14,518 ft)[1]
Coordinates10°05′03″S 76°23′31″W / 10.08417°S 76.39194°W / -10.08417; -76.39194
LocationHuánuco Region, Huánuco Province, San Pedro de Chaulán District
Parent rangeAndes

Algay (possibly from Quechua for to cut halfway through, to interrupt; to fail,[2][3]) is a mountain in the Andes of Peru which reaches a height of approximately 4,425 m (14,518 ft). It is located in the Huánuco Region, Huánuco Province, Chaulán District. It lies northeast of a lake and a mountain named Queuluacocha.[1][4]


  1. ^ a b Peru 1:100,000, Ambo 1650, Map prepared and published by the Defense Mapping Agency, Hydrographic/Topographic Center, Bethesda, MD
  2. ^ "Diccionario: Quechua - Español - Quechua, Simi Taqe: Qheswa - Español - Qheswa" (PDF). Diccionario Quechua - Español - Quechua. Gobierno Regional del Cusco, Perú: Academía Mayor de la Lengua Quechua. 2005. see: alqay
  3. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa (2007). Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk’anch [Quechua-English dictionary] (PDF). La Paz, Bolivia.
  4. ^ - UGEL map of the Huánuco Province (Huánuco Region)

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