Quiulacocha (Pasco)

Quiulacocha
Quiulacocha is located in Peru
Quiulacocha
Quiulacocha
Peru
Highest point
Elevation5,012 m (16,444 ft) [1]
Coordinates10°30′11″S 76°00′42″W / 10.50306°S 76.01167°W / -10.50306; -76.01167Coordinates: 10°30′11″S 76°00′42″W / 10.50306°S 76.01167°W / -10.50306; -76.01167[1]
Geography
LocationPeru, Pasco Region
Parent rangeAndes, Huaguruncho

Quiulacocha (possibly from Quechua qillwa, qiwlla, qiwiña gull, qucha lake,[2] "gull lake") is a mountain at a lake of that name in the Huaguruncho mountain range in the Andes of Peru. It is located in the Pasco Region, Pasco Province, Ticlacayán District. Its summit reaches 5,012 m (16,444 ft) above sea level.

The lake named Quiulacocha lies in the Quiulacocha valley southwest of the peak at 10°31′9″S 76°1′24″W / 10.51917°S 76.02333°W / -10.51917; -76.02333. The intermittent stream of the valley flows to the southeast. It belongs to the watershed of the Perené River.[1][3]

References

  1. ^ a b c "Nevado Quiulacocha". IGN, Peru. Retrieved June 11, 2015.
  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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