Huaguruncho mountain range

Huaguruncho mountain range
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Huaguruncho
Highest point
PeakHuaguruncho
Elevation5,723 m (18,776 ft)
Geography
CountryPeru
RegionHuánuco, Pasco
Range coordinates10°31′52″S 75°55′54″W / 10.53111°S 75.93167°W / -10.53111; -75.93167Coordinates: 10°31′52″S 75°55′54″W / 10.53111°S 75.93167°W / -10.53111; -75.93167
Parent rangeAndes

The Huaguruncho mountain range[1][2] (also spelled Huagaruncho or Huagoruncho)[3][4][5] is situated in the Andes of Peru. It extends in an easterly direction between 10°29' and 10°34'S and 75°50'W and 76°01'W for about 27 km (17 miles).[4] The range is located in the Huánuco Region, in the provinces of Ambo and Pachitea, and in the Pasco Region, in the provinces of Pasco and Oxapampa.[6]

Mountains

The highest mountain in the range is Huaguruncho at 5,723 metres (18,776 ft). Other mountains are listed below:[7][8][3][9][10]

  • Añilcocha, 5,073 metres (16,644 ft)
  • Jochojanca
  • Mishiguaganan
  • Naticocha, 4,610 metres (15,125 ft)
  • Ñausanca, 4,851 metres (15,915 ft)
  • Ñausacocha, 5,152 metres (16,903 ft)
  • Qarwarahu
  • Quiulacocha, 5,012 metres (16,444 ft)
  • Tamboragra, 4,996 metres (16,391 ft)
  • Ulcumayo
  • Hualgashjanca
  • Huaraco
  • Yanacocha, 5,138 metres (16,857 ft)
  • Altos Machay, 4,910 metres (16,109 ft)

Glaciers

In 2009, it was reported that this mountain range had 41 glaciers that summed up 9.71 square kilometres (4 sq mi) of glaciated area.[4]

Lakes

There are about 70 lakes in this mountain range.[2]

References

  1. ^ "Huaguruncho". www.montanasperuanas.com. Archived from the original on 2016-08-20. Retrieved 2016-07-16.
  2. ^ a b Pinedo, Danny; Borios, Stéphanie (2004). Diagnóstico socioeconómico de la Cordillera de Huaguruncho (Pasco, Perú) (PDF) (in Spanish). Lima: Instituto del Bien Común.
  3. ^ a b Neate, Jill (1994). "Peru". Mountaineering in the Andes. RGS-IBG Expedition Advisory Centre. ISBN 0-907649-64-5. Huagaruncho
  4. ^ a b c Inventario de Glaciares del Perú, Ministerio de Agricultura y Riego, Autoridad Nacional del Agua, Huaraz 2014
  5. ^ "USGS P 1386-I -- Peru - Cordilleras - Oriental". pubs.usgs.gov. Retrieved 2016-07-17.
  6. ^ Turismo en Cerro de Pasco, 1st edition, November 2012
  7. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Pasco Province (Pasco Region)
  8. ^ Peru 1:100 000, Ulcumayo (22-l). IGN (Instituto Geográfico Nacional - Perú).
  9. ^ Peru 1:100 000, Pozuzo (21-l). IGN (Instituto Geográfico Nacional - Perú).
  10. ^ Peru 1:100 000, Cerro de Pasco (22-k). IGN (Instituto Geográfico Nacional - Perú).


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