Hatun Uchku

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Hatun Uchku
Location Peru, Huánuco Region, Ambo Province
Coordinates 10°7′54.84″S 76°12′6.84″W / 10.1319000°S 76.2019000°W / -10.1319000; -76.2019000Coordinates: 10°7′54.84″S 76°12′6.84″W / 10.1319000°S 76.2019000°W / -10.1319000; -76.2019000
Height 2,206 metres (7,238 ft)[1]

Hatun Uchku (Quechua hatun big, uchku hole, pit[2][3][4] "big hole" or "big pit", hispanicized spelling Jatun Uchco) is a cave with archaeological and paleontological remains in Peru. It was declared a National Cultural Heritage by Resolución Directoral No. 441/INC on May 23, 2002. Hatun Uchku is situated in the Huánuco Region, Ambo Province, Ambo District, about 500 m south of the main square of Ambo, at a height of 2,206 metres (7,238 ft).[1]


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Cueva de Jatun Uchco". mincetur. Retrieved April 27, 2014. 
  2. ^ Diccionario Quechua - Español - Quechua, Academía Mayor de la Lengua Quechua, Gobierno Regional Cusco, Cusco 2005 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  3. ^ Vocabulario comparativo quechua ecuatoriano - quechua ancashino -- castellano - English (pdf)
  4. ^ "Traduzca Uchku para Español". babylon. Retrieved April 27, 2014.