Yana Chuku (Pasco)

Yana Chuku
Yana Chuku is located in Peru
Yana Chuku
Yana Chuku
Peru
Highest point
Elevation4,996 m (16,391 ft) [1]
Coordinates10°27′12″S 75°53′27″W / 10.45333°S 75.89083°W / -10.45333; -75.89083Coordinates: 10°27′12″S 75°53′27″W / 10.45333°S 75.89083°W / -10.45333; -75.89083
Geography
LocationPeru, Pasco Region
Parent rangeAndes

Yana Chuku (Quechua yana black, chuku hat,[2] "black hat", also named Yanachuco Grande) is a mountain and a ridge in the Andes of Peru. Its highest peak is located in the Pasco Region, Pasco Province, on the border of the districts of Huachón and Ticlacayan. The ridge extends to the northeast along the Ranra Kancha and Yana K'uchu valleys.[1][3]

References

  1. ^ a b "Cerro Yanachuco Grande". 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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