Putaqa (Huánuco)

Putaqa
Putaqa is located in Peru
Putaqa
Putaqa
Peru
Highest point
Elevation4,600 m (15,100 ft)[1]
Coordinates10°27′47″S 75°58′52″W / 10.46306°S 75.98111°W / -10.46306; -75.98111Coordinates: 10°27′47″S 75°58′52″W / 10.46306°S 75.98111°W / -10.46306; -75.98111
Geography
LocationPeru, Huánuco Region
Parent rangeAndes

Putaqa (Quechua for Rumex peruanus,[2] also spelled Potaga) is a mountain north of the Waqurunchu mountain range in the Andes of Peru, about 4,600 m (15,100 ft) high. It is located in the Huánuco Region, Pachitea Province, Panao District. Putaqa lies northwest of a mountain named Ñawsaqucha and northeast of Waqurunchu.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Pasco Province (Pasco Region)
  2. ^ Genaro Yarupaitán Galván, Joaquina Albán Castillo, Fanerógamas de la provincia de Huancayo, Perú (Fanerogams from Huancayo, Peru), Facultad de Ciencias Biológicas UNMSM, Rev. peru. biol. 11(2): 193-202 (2004), p. 199, Rumex peruanus "Potaja", "Putaca"


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