Tuqtuqucha Punta

Tuqtuqucha Punta
Tuqtuqucha Punta is located in Peru
Tuqtuqucha Punta
Tuqtuqucha Punta
Highest point
Elevation4,400 m (14,400 ft)[1]
Coordinates9°44′25″S 76°29′01″W / 9.74028°S 76.48361°W / -9.74028; -76.48361Coordinates: 9°44′25″S 76°29′01″W / 9.74028°S 76.48361°W / -9.74028; -76.48361
LocationHuánuco Region
Parent rangeAndes

Tuqtuqucha Punta (Quechua tuqtu broody hen, qucha lake, punta peak; ridge; first, before, in front of,[2][3][4] "hen lake peak", also spelled Tuctococha Punta) is a mountain in the Andes of Peru which reaches a height of approximately 4,400 m (14,400 ft). It is located in the Huánuco Region, Huánuco Province, Santa María del Valle District, and in the Yarowilca Province, on the border of the districts of Aparicio Pomares and Chavinillo. It lies north of a lake named Tuqtuqucha.[1]


  1. ^ a b escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Dos de Mayo Province (Huánuco Region)
  2. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa (2007). Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk’anch [Quechua-English dictionary] (PDF). La Paz, Bolivia.
  3. ^ David Weber, A Grammar of Huallaga (Huánuco) Quechua, University of California Press, p. 185
  4. ^ "Vocabulario comparativo, quechua ecuatoriano - quechua ancashino - castellano - English, Brighton 2006" (PDF). Robert Beér, Armando Muyolemaj, Dr. Hernán S. Aguilarpaj. Retrieved March 13, 2016.

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