Yanacocha (Huachón)

Yanacocha
Yanacocha is located in Peru
Yanacocha
Yanacocha
Peru
Highest point
Elevation5,138 m (16,857 ft)[1]
Coordinates10°33′57″S 75°56′30″W / 10.56583°S 75.94167°W / -10.56583; -75.94167Coordinates: 10°33′57″S 75°56′30″W / 10.56583°S 75.94167°W / -10.56583; -75.94167
Geography
LocationPeru, Pasco Region
Parent rangeAndes, Huaguruncho

Yanacocha[1] (Quechua yana black, qucha lake,[2] "black lake") is a 5,138-metre-high (16,857 ft) mountain and a nearby lake of that name in the Huaguruncho mountain range in the Andes of Peru.[1] The mountain and the lake are located in the Pasco Region, Pasco Province, Huachón District, south of Huaguruncho.[3]

The lake named Yanacocha lies west of this peak at 10°33′34″S 75°55′48″W / 10.55944°S 75.93000°W / -10.55944; -75.93000.[1][3]

References

  1. ^ a b c d Peru 1:100 000, Ulcumayo (22-l). IGN (Instituto Geográfico Nacional - Perú).
  2. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa (2007). Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk’anch [Quechua-English dictionary] (PDF). La Paz, Bolivia.
  3. ^ a b escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Pasco Province (Pasco Region)


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