Yanaqucha (Ambo)

Yanaqucha
Location of Yanaqucha in Peru.
Location of Yanaqucha in Peru.
Yanaqucha
LocationPeru
Huánuco Region, Ambo Province, Ambo District
Coordinates10°6′25″S 76°4′4″W / 10.10694°S 76.06778°W / -10.10694; -76.06778Coordinates: 10°6′25″S 76°4′4″W / 10.10694°S 76.06778°W / -10.10694; -76.06778

Yanaqucha (Quechua yana black, very dark, qucha lake,[1] "black lake", Hispanicized spelling Yanacocha, Yanagocha) is a lake in the Andes of Peru located in the Huánuco Region, Ambo Province, Ambo District.[2] It is situated between the mountains Yanahirka ("black mountain", Hispanicized Yanahirca) in the southwest and Yanaqucha in the northeast.

References

  1. ^ Teofilo Laime Acopa, Diccionario Bilingüe, Iskay simipi yuyay k'ancha, Quechua – Castellano, Castellano – Quechua (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  2. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Ambo Province (Huánuco Region)


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