Wayta Hirka Punta

Wayta Hirka Punta
Wayta Hirka Punta is located in Peru
Wayta Hirka Punta
Wayta Hirka Punta
Highest point
Elevation4,400 m (14,400 ft)[1]
Coordinates9°38′53″S 76°28′25″W / 9.64806°S 76.47361°W / -9.64806; -76.47361
LocationHuánuco Region
Parent rangeAndes

Wayta Hirka Punta (Quechua wayta crest; wild flower; the whistling of the wind, Ancash Quechua hirka mountain, punta peak; ridge; first, before, in front of,[2][3][4] also spelled Huayta Jirca 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, Dos de Mayo Province, Marías District. Wayta Hirka Punta lies south of Tikti Punta and southeast of a lake named Saqsaqucha ("multi-colored lake").[5]


  1. ^ Peru 1:100,000, Huánuco 1651, Map prepared and published by the Defense Mapping Agency, Hydrographic/Topographic Center, Washington DC
  2. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa (2007). Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk’anch [Quechua-English dictionary] (PDF). La Paz, Bolivia.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: location missing publisher (link)
  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 12, 2016.
  5. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Dos de Mayo Province (Huánuco Region)

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